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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.

Library of Congress


The Library of Congress, 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.  You can access the Library's electronic resources through its website at

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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 

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