Anyone can put information on the web, so how can you tell if it's reliable and accurate?
Useful websites that are relevant to Sociology include:
Centre for Policy on Ageing
Independent charity promoting the interests of older people through research, policy analysis and the dissemination of information. Publishes reports, briefings and reviews on age-related topics.
The Centre for Research on Families, Life Course and Generations
Interdisciplinary forum for researchers and research users interested in families, life course trajectories and transitions, and intergenerational relationships.
Centre For the Study of Economic and Social Change in Europe: Working Papers
Department of Health (UK)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
A charity working towards change for people and places in poverty and an ageing society aiming for a more equal society; produce publications and reports.
National Institute on Aging (USA)
NIA is the primary Federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease research.
National Institute for Social Work
OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks)
Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources
Social Care Institute for Excellence
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) was established by Government in 2001 to improve social care services for adults and children in the United Kingdom.
UK Government Web Archive
There is a huge range of information on the Internet, but you need to be vigilant about the quality of what you find. Using subject gateways and sites which are created by subject specialists will ensure that you find information that has been evaluated for its academic quality.