- General Statistics:
- If using Google, try advanced search for statistics in the .gov domain.
- Also try Proquest Statistical Insight (formerly LexisNexis Statistical):
- Agricultural Statistics:
- Business Statistics:
- start with the Management Library's Statistical Research FAQ.
- US Government Statistics:
- FedStats is a Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.
- Statistical Abstracts compiles major stats from US govt. in one volume. Great one stop shopping.
- Data.gov is a poratal to datasets, apps, and other useful tools and information on government data on multiple areas and issues
- Do an advanced Google search for statistics in the .gov domain.
- Medical Statistics:
- Social Science Statistics:
- For data on everything from crime to the economy, consult the library's guide to Statistics Sources for the Social Sciences
Legal and Congressional information
Besides being a good general source of news and statistics, LexisNexis is also a great source for legal and congressional information.
For Congressional information, go to LexisNexis Congressional
- Do a basic or advanced search for your topic (try checking the Index terms for your subject)
- Fiind CRS (Congressional Research Service) reports on the issue, committee and hearing reports, legislative histories and more.
- If it's about recent or upcoming legislation, search the Leguslative Histories, Bills & Laws section or check the Hot Bills/Hot Topics section.
You can also find legal analyses of your topic in LexisNexis Academic.
- Choose the Legal section
- in the Law Reviews search box, search for your topic
- Refine you results within your search if necessary
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