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Accessing Resources: Where Do I Start?: Vetted Websites

This guide will teach students how to access information using various library resources and how to insert the information into their research papers.

Vetted Websites


These websites are valuable because they provide access to credible information.  They have been evaluated for currency, relevance, authority accuracy and purpose.

U.S Government


A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.



The Library of Congress (L.O.C), located in Washington, DC., is the National Library of the United States.  The enormous size and variety of its collections make it the largest  library in the world.  The L.O.C also offers resource guides, like the Guide to Company Research, which provides ideas and strategies for researching company financials.  

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Digital Public Library of America


This is a digital collection of images, text and sounds from across the United States.  All of the electronic resources it offers are available through the  Digital Public Library's website at 

(click below to go directly to website)

Company Analysis - Databases and Open Access Resources