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2021 First Year Writing 1120-08 Prof. Scott: Web Sites

Library resources and services to support the research essay assignment.

Web Site Analysis

Examples of Web Sites

Explore Census Data (formerly American Fact Finder) "the new platform to access data and digital content from the U.S. Census Bureau."

Minnesota Compass "a social indicators project that measures progress in our state and its communities. Led by Wilder Research, Minnesota Compass provides nonpartisan, credible information and tracks trends in topic areas such as education, economy, workforce, health, housing, and a host of others."

Monster Culture by Patricia Donovan, University of Buffalo

Pew Research Center "a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. We do not take policy positions."