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Organization Searching

When looking for high-quality material on a subject, think of a reputable organization, association, or agency that would be a good source of information and do a Web search for that entity. Here are some examples of good information sources on various subjects.

Diseases and other medical information

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
World Health Organization
American Heart Association

Sierra Club
Environmental Protection Agency
Museums' Web sites, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art or the Huntington Museum

Current News

Web sites of CNN, National Public Radio (NPR), British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), or the Web sites of individual newspapers, the New York Times, for example
Science , Psychology, or some other academic disciplineSports
National Academy of Science
American Psychological Association, or other professional organizations
National Academy of Science
AmThe home pages of the NCAA, NBA, or other professional sports associations; the Web sites of individual teams or of sports periodicals, such as Sports Illustratederican Pother professional organization

Note: Find an alphabetical list of associations by subject in The Encyclopedia of Associations in Reeves's reference collection.

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