At this point, you should already have narrowed your topic.
Now you will look for the specific pieces of information that will complete your essay.
The sources that you use will depend on the topic you have chosen.
Think: What do I need to know? Then: Who or what type of source would likely have this information?
Listed on this page are a number of sources to get you started.
If you are not sure of the best source for your topic, contact a librarian (my profile and contact info is on the right).
Choose the source that best fits the information you need. If you are unsure what you need, or where to look for it, contact a librarian.
The most effective way to find information on interest groups is to locate the web sites of groups you come across in your research. However, if you need a list of groups that advocate specific issues, find it here: