To determine the quality of information on a website check the following (similar criteria can be used for news sources as well):
Authority – Who is responsible for the content of the page? What are the individual or organization’s goals and purpose? Is there contact info? What’s the domain?
Accuracy – Are the sources for any factual information clearly cited? Is the information free of errors that would indicate a lack of quality control or produce inaccuracies in the information?
Objectivity – Is there bias? Who’s the intended audience? Is advertising playing a role?
Currency – Date published? Date last revised? Out-dated info? Out-dated links?
Coverage – Page still under construction? Does it address intended topics or has something significant been left out? Is there a fee to get to some of the information? Is the info well supported and cited?
Social Work Pioneers A database of pioneers in the social work field. Provided by NASW.
The History of Social Work Month March is Social Work Month, NASW details.
The History of the NASW A short piece from the NASW.
The Social Work History Station A CSWE Millennium Project by Boise State University.
A History of Social Welfare A digital collection provided by Cornell University. Search or browse its texts, view timelines.
A direct link to their Supreme Court Collection. A research and electronic publishing activity of the Cornell Law School.
Provides access to congressional legislation, the Congressional Record, and floor activities in Congress. Goal of maki ng federal legislative information freely available to the public.
Major Acts of Congress (Library resource) Major acts of Congress explained.
Massachusetts Legislature - General Laws Search search for MA law and bills
MA Trial Court Libraries MA law resources by subject and by source also chat reference help
Government Laws and Regulations Popular laws and regulations
Congressional Research Service Reports From the University of North Texas Digital Library this collection tries to provide integrated, searchable access to full-text CRS reports previously found on varying websites. CRS is the public policy research arm of Congress.