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Other Source Types?
For students working on the Unsolicited Recommendation assignment:
You might find useful information for your topic on a credible web site, if this source type is allowed by your instructor. The boxes on this page list starting points that might be applicable for certain topics.
If you are allowed to use web sites as a source for your paper, make sure to evaluate the credibility and appropriateness of the source. Watch the Evaluating Web Pages video on this page to learn more.
CQ Researcher (UWM Libraries Database)
CQ is a great place to look for background information on a topic. Why is the issue important? What is the history? Who is affected? What are possible solutions?
Click the link to view a collection of reports providing analysis and commentary on current and controversial issues in the news.
Basic facts on UWM, including information about:
UWM Fact Books
Annual fact books from 1996 to present.
UWM Web Sites: Directory
Browse or search a listing of web pages for units and departments at UWM.
Universities and Colleges: Statistics Sources
More Web Searching Tips
For more guidelines on how to effectively search for websites and evaluate their credibility, refer to: