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This pathfinder is a starting point for your research. It will give you a jump-start to academic resources in both online and print formats. Ask a reference librarian for additional suggestions.


Web sites
AmeriStat
instant summaries, in graphics and text, of the demographic characteristics of the U.S. population
Bureau of Labor Statistics
principal fact-finding agency for the U.S. government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics
FedStats
offers the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the U.S. government;tracks economic and population trends, health care costs, aviation safety, foreign trade, energy use, farm production, and more;access official statistics collected and published by more than 70 federal agencies

PopNet:The Source for Global Population Information
browse the most comprehensive directory of population-related websites available by organization, by region and country, or by topic within countries
State Health Facts Online
contains the latest state-level data on demographics, health, and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation
Statistical Abstract of The U.S.

contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States; selected international data are also included;also includes a guide to sources of other data from the Census Bureau, other federal agencies, and private organizations
Statistical Resources on The Web
links to a wide variety of subjects from the Federal Documents Center at the University of Michigan--a central reference and referral point for all types of government information, whether local, state, federal, foreign or international;good starting point for research paper and speech assignments
STATS:Statistical Assessment Service
non-partisan, non-profit research organization in Washington, DC, STATS is devoted to the accurate use of scientific and social research in public policy debate;provides timely and well-researched analysis of current statistical and scientific disputes

Selected Books In The Oakton Library
Business Statistics of The United States
Call Number: REF HC101.A13122 (DP)

Business Statistics on The Web
Call Number: HF1016.B47 (DP)


Comparative Guide to American Suburbs
Call Number: REF HA214.C65 (DP)

Historical Statistics of The United States: Colonial Times to 1970 (2 volumes)
Call Number: REF HA202.A38 (DP & RHC)

The Illustrated Book of World Rankings
Call Number: REF HA155.K87 (DP)


National Safety Council:Injury Facts
Call Number: REF HA217.A4
(DP)

Statistical Abstract of the United States
Call Number: REF HA202.A3 (DP & RHC)

Statistical Handbook of The American Family
Call Number: REF HQ536.S727 (DP)

World Development Indicators
Call Number: REF HC59.15.W656 (DP)

Full-Text Periodicals
Look at the periodical American Demographics in the Periodicals Department (RHC). You can also search American Demographics online, both on-and off-campus, using Expanded Academic ASAP, an online periodical index. Full text articles can be sent to your e-mail account.

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Always be sure to check for the currency and authority of your statistics!

Note
This pathfinder is a starting point for your research. It will give you a jump-start to academic resources in both online and print formats. Ask a reference librarian for additional suggestions.

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