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SOWK 410 Practice III: Internet Sources

Helpful Readings

The Elements of Style by Stunk and White

Read the freely available pdf version of this classic book which was originally written by Strunk in 1918 and is listed in the 100 Best Non-Fiction Book. 


Here's a list of resources that include statistics, poll, and other important information that you will find very helpful for your papers.


Statistical Abstract of the United States (

  • Published annually by the U.S. Census Bureau since 1978, this resource is a compilation of statistical information from the government and private sources.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (

  • The CDC website provides a wealth of data on health, injuries, morbidity, and morality. 
  • Annually, the CDC publishes the National Health Report, which tracks health and epidemiology in the U.S.

Public Opinion Surveys (

  • Cornell University maintains a list of public opinion surveys.  Many of the poll organizations can be accessed through this website. 

Pew Research Center (

  • Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan think-tank that conducts research and public opinion polling on attitudes and trends in the U.S. and the world. 

Gallup Polls (

  • Gallup has conducted opinion polls about what people think and feel for over 75 years.  Polls range from the economy, wellbeing, and politics.

KIDS COUNT Data Book (

  • Released annual by Kentucky Youth Advocates, the KIDS COUNT Data Book provides county-by-county data on the status of children in Kentucky.  Child health indicators include poverty rates, prenatal care, breastfeeding, early childhood obesity, and access to recreational facilities.

Prison Policy Initiative  (

Bureau Of Justice Statistics (

The Sentencing Project (

CPC Network (

Homeless Services and Grant Funding - 


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