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Examples of Almanacs & Statistical Resources

EXAMPLES OF ALMANACS & STATISTICAL RESOURCES

 Almanacs are annual volumes of current and retrospective information. They answer simple questions about important events, population, governmental, business, sports, and much more.  While almanacs include some statistical information, some specialized resources limit themselves to statistics. Browse through this list and consider which resources might be appropriate for your research paper.

 

 Examples in the Library

Dictionary of Statistics & Methodology: A Nontechnical Guide for the Social Sciences  REF HA17.V64 1999

Pennsylvania Abstract REF HA607.P4

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States  REF HA202.A385

A standard, valuable summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Published yearly by the U.S. Department of Commerce. An index is located in the back of this book. The numbers in the index are not page numbers!

TIME Almanac REF AY64.I552

Published annually since 1947. Contains many tables, information about current events, and summaries of past events.

World Almanac and Book of Facts  REF AY67.N5W7

Published annually since 1886. Similar to Information Please Almanac. Its index is in front.

 

Examples Online

Crime in Pennsylvania: Annual Uniform Crime Report  http://ucr.psp.state.pa.us/UCR/Reporting/Annual/AnnualSumArrestUI.asp

ChildStates.gov http://www.childstats.gov/

Family Issues (compiled by MedlinePlus) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/familyissues.html

FedStats http://www.fedstats.gov/

Information Please Almanac        http://www.infoplease.com/

National Center for Educational Statistics http://www.nces.ed.gov/

National Center for Health Statistics http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/      

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus http://medlineplus.gov/

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: Statistical Briefing Book http://ojjdp.ncjrs.gov/ojstatbb/index.html

Pennsylvania State Data Center http://pasdc.hbg.psu.edu

State & County Quick Facts http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/index.html

State Profiles: The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State 

This is an ebook. Its full-text is through a title search or in Encore at http://www.lccc.edu/library, Start Your Research Here

U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/

U.S. Department of Justice: Bureau of Justice Statistics http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov/

The World Factbook https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/

 

Collections of Online Statistical Resources

 Librarians' Index to the Internet: Statistics http://www.lii.org/search/file/statistics    

University of Michigan Documents Center: Statistical Resources on the Web http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/stats.html     

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