Databases for Statistics and Data

GPO Monthly Catalog

Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.)  Contains over 500,000 records, many of which include links to the fulltext.

Coverage Start: 
1976
Type: 
Data and Statistics, e-Books, General Sources, Government Documents, Maps

Historical Statistics of the United States

Quantitative facts of American history. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field. The fully searchable and downloadable electronic edition permits users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.

Coverage Start: 
1700
Type: 
Data and Statistics, Government Documents, Primary Sources

ICPSR

Data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.  See a librarian or staff at the Quantitative Resource Center for help with ICPSR resources.

Coverage Start: 
1900
Type: 
Data and Statistics

OECD Economic Surveys

OECD’s periodic reviews of member and non-member economies.  Member country reviews are generally done on an 18 month cycle,while non-member reviews are done as agreed with the subject country.  In addition to individual countries, there is a European Union survey.  A minimum of 18 surveys are done each year. Each issue provides a comprehensive analysis of developments in the subject country, along with individual chapters covering key economic challenges being faced and recommendations for dealing with the challenges.

Coverage Start: 
1961
Type: 
Books, Data and Statistics, e-Books, ebooks

ProQuest Statistical Insight

Access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, states, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations.  Tables are individually indexed to ensure precise search and retrieval.

Coverage Start: 
1972
Type: 
Data and Statistics, Government Documents, Primary Sources