U.S. Department of State: Land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
Congressional Quarterly: Political and social issues, health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. See Media Center staff for password information.
Michigan Electronic Library
Access lots of different databases! MeL Databases – Discoverer, Electronic Library, InfoTrac Databases, OCLC. MeL Internet – Librarian recommended web sites (best of the Internet).
Research 101 is an interactive online tutorial for students wanting an introduction to research skills. The tutorial covers the basics, including how to select a topic and develop research questions, as well as how to select, search for, find, and evaluate information sources.