Groups on the Web

Any individual or group can publish a web page. The information you find on the Web is as varied as the people who put it there. Websites may be published by:

People People - With a computer and a phone connection, anyone, anywhere in the world, can publish on the Web.
Library of Congress Libraries - The Library of Congress puts copies of important historical photographs and documents on their site called The American Memory Project.
Western Michigan Universities - Many universities offer online classes as well as provide space for faculty and students to produce Web pages. Information you need to register for classes can be found on the Web.
U.S. Flag Government Agencies - In order to make information widely available, federal, state and local governments publish many documents on the Web. The Internal Revenue Service (I R S) puts copies of tax forms on the Web.
United Nations Organizations - Organizations publish information about their purposes on the Web. For example, the American Lung Association educates about the dangers of smoking on its Web page.
McDonalds Companies - Many companies publish financial documents and press releases on their sites. They use the Web as a major marketing tool.