Other Reliable Sources
Bureau of Labor Statistics - contains information and data sets on labor market activity, working conditions and the economy.
CIA World Fact Book - provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Congress.gov - is the official website for federal U.S. legislative information including committee hearings and reports, congressional and senate communications, members and legislation.
Data.gov - access to over 250,000 datasets on a variety of topics including agriculture, education, science, finance and public safety.
ERIC - digital library of education research and information sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences.
Healthfinder.gov - contains information on over 120 health and wellness topics from several government agencies including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Library of Congress - provides access to a variety of digital collections for primary source documents, images, recordings and video.
US Census Bureau - provides access to datasets, publications and infographics on population related information including geography, economics, business and social structures.
Digital Public Library of America - a portal that provides access to primary source digital collections accross the US. Contains over 35,000,000 image, text, video, and sound files.
Core - harvests and aggregates open source research data; currently contains 135,539,113 open access articles, from over tens of thousands of journals, collected from 9,643 data providers around the world.
Pew Research Center - conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Datasets and articles based on the research are available. Topics include U.S. Politics & Policy, Journalism & Media, Internet & Technology and Global Attitudes & Trends.