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Afrobarometer

Conducts and publishes the results of attitudinal surveys from over a dozen African countries on its website. Surveys cover the following broad areas: Governance, Democracy, Livelihoods, Social Capital, Macro-economics & Markets, Conflict & Crime, Participation, and National Identity. Results may be selected for specific countries and questions within the larger survey. PDF files of Working Papers and Briefing Papers analyzing the results of the data are also freely available for download

Date Coverage:
1999 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

American Civil War research database

Indexes individuals, regiments, and battles of the Civil War. Various information on dates, enlistments, death tolls, etc., is provided. Searching by name (individual, company, regiment, battle, location), date, Union/ Confederate, state, and rank. Some photographs available; some data has been graphed/charted. All information is compiled from printed sources and updated semi-annually. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1861-1865
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Full Text
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Association of Religion Data Archives

Indexes religious themed statistical research results from various academic, private and government sources. Predominantly North American coverage supplemented by growing international content. Online customizing features enable researchers to generate national profiles, maps, church membership overviews, denominational heritage trees, tables, charts, and other summary reports. Files can be downloaded. Includes two Baylor Religion Surveys

Date Coverage:
Varies by survey; 1967-present
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Multimedia
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Bizminer

Offers industry financial analysis benchmarks for business and industry market trends. Market analysis reports start at the national level and are available for many industries at the city and zip code levels. Searchable by industry ("restaurants") or by clicking on preset industry sectors. Contains current information only

Date Coverage:
Rolling 3 years
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Full Text
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Bizminer

Offers industry financial analysis benchmarks for business and industry market trends. Market analysis reports start at the national level and are available for many industries at the city and zip code levels. Searchable by industry ("restaurants") or by clicking on preset industry sectors. Contains current information only

Date Coverage:
Rolling 3 years
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Full Text
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Business knowledge research

Provides full-text research reports from the Conference Board on the latest issues in business management, the United States and global economics, and covers topics such as business outlook, leadership decisions, performance excellence, corporate governance, human resources management, productivity, economic indicators, and analysis/forecasts of regional, national, and international economic conditions

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

Church Missionary Society Periodicals

Makes key titles from the Church Missionary Society and South American Missionary Society archive collection fully searchable for the first time, providing a unique insight into the history of the societies, protestant missions across the world and cultural encounter from the Victorian era to the contemporary age. The periodicals were key in promoting the work of the society, fundraising and reporting from a great number of countries as well as communicating within mission communities

Date Coverage:
1804-2009
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Full Text

CQ Congress collection

Presents biographical and voting information on all members of Congress, beginning with the 79th congress (1945). This resource also provides summaries and analyses by the CQ staff of the history and development, members, and current legislative activity of Congress. Public policy legislation is addressed under 23 broad topics (e.g. Agriculture, Civil Rights) and numerous subtopics. The information is accessible by topic, key vote, interest group rankings of members of Congress, CQ analyses, summaries of Supreme Court cases that relate to Congress, and more. This resource is a part of the CQ Press Electronic Library

Date Coverage:
2003 to present
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Full Text

CQ Congress collection

Presents biographical and voting information on all members of Congress, beginning with the 79th congress (1945). This resource also provides summaries and analyses by the CQ staff of the history and development, members, and current legislative activity of Congress. Public policy legislation is addressed under 23 broad topics (e.g. Agriculture, Civil Rights) and numerous subtopics. The information is accessible by topic, key vote, interest group rankings of members of Congress, CQ analyses, summaries of Supreme Court cases that relate to Congress, and more. This resource is a part of the CQ Press Electronic Library

Date Coverage:
2003 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

CQ Press library

Makes available through a single interface access to a suite of CQ Press online resources. These resources include the periodicals CQ Researcher online and CQ Weekly; the databases CQ Congress Collection, CQ Supreme Court Collection, CQ Public Affairs Collection, and CQ Voting and Elections Collection; and the online editions of CQ Almanac, Congress and the Nation, Historic Documents Series, Political Handbook of the World, CQ's Politics in America, Supreme Court Yearbook, Vital Statistics on American Politics, and the Washington Information Directory. This Suite may be searched by keyword (titles or all text)by any individual resource in the suite, by general topic (Congress, Courts, Public Policy), by document type (primary source, encyclopedia entry, map, key vote), or by event date. Coverage is from 1945 to the present

Date Coverage:
2002 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

CQ Press Political reference suite of online editions

Integrates many of CQ Press's acclaimed reference titles on government and politics, including A to Z Series, Supreme Court Yearbook Series, Congress and the Nation Series, The Contemporary Middle East, Encyclopedia of Indian Policy and Law, The Encyclopedia of Political Science, Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion, The New York Times on the Presidency, Encyclopedia of Religion in America, The New York Times on the Supreme Court, Encyclopedia of the First Amendment, The Supreme Court Compendium, Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Vital Statistics on American Politics, Guides Series, Vital Statistics on the Presidency, Historic Documents, Voter Turnout in the United States 1789-2009, Political Handbook of the World, Washington Information Directory, and Political History of America's Wars

Date Coverage:
1789-current
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Full Text

CQ public affairs collection

Covers 22 major public affairs subject headings (Agriculture and Nutrition; Business, Banking, Commerce and Economics; Education, etc). This resource offers reports on important issues, access to primary sources, statistical and historical analyses, and a directory of the important public and private organizations involved. The information may be searched by keyword using basic or advanced search interfaces. A list of "hot topics" provides ideas for beginning researchers

Date Coverage:
2002 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

CQ Supreme Court collection

Provides summaries and analyses of major supreme court cases, access to the full text of the cases, biographical information on the Supreme Court justices, and the institutional history of the Court. The information may be searched by keyword, justice's name, case name, document type, constitutional area and more. Coverage includes major Court decisions and all the cases that received written opinions by the Burger, Rehnquist, and Robert's courts (Oct 1969 to present)

Date Coverage:
2002 to present
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Full Text

CQ voting and elections collection

Integrates data, analyses, explanations, and historical material to provide a research and reference tool on the American voter, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships. Organized into six categories: presidential elections, congressional elections, gubernatorial elections, campaigns and elections, political parties, and voters and demographics

Date Coverage:
1789 - present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

Data catalog

Provides access to frequently used databases,statistics, working papers, and reports published by the World Bank

Date Coverage:
Varies with resource used
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Some Full Text
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Data.gov

Provides access to publicly available and downloadable datasets, citizen-developed apps, mobile apps, and U.S. government apps. Dataset contributors include federal and state government, universities, non-profits, and other organizations. This site features a searchable data catalog that includes access to raw data and interactive data. Note: by accessing available datasets or tools, you are agreeing to the data policy set by the contributing entity

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text
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DataZoa

DataZoa is a universal translator for data series on the Web. This resource gives users the ability to drag-and- drop access to over 3 billion data series in Economics, Health, Energy, Demographics, Finance, and more, from the US and the world. Users can view, analyze, share, download, and create website embeddable charts and tabular displays with this data

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Multimedia
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Direction of trade statistics

Provides figures on the value of merchandise exports and imports by trade partners as well as area and world aggregates showing trade flows between major areas of the world. DOTS provides access to monthly, quarterly and annual trade data from 1948 to 1999 for hundreds of countries along with many geographic areas. Information available as Data Reports. Ability to construct custom searches is also available. Researchers can select countries, years, and export/import. International Monetary Fund

Date Coverage:
1948-present
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Full Text
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Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Provides information and selected publications, including statistical, on the activities and policies related to economic and social development of 44 member states

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text

EStatement studies

Provides access to the online version of the Annual Statement Studies produced by the Risk Management Association (RMA). eStatement Studies provides composite performance metrics derived directly from the financial statements of financial institutions' borrowers and prospects. It includes Financial Ratios Benchmarks on over 760 industries, Industry Default Probabilities and Cash Flow Measures. Basic and Advanced search options are available. Searcheable by year, industry, assets, sales, fixed assets, long term debt, gross profit, etc. Risk Management Association (RMA)

Date Coverage:
2003-present
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Full Text
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Europa world plus

Serves as the online version of The Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Regional Surveys of the World series. This well-known reference work covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories. Print volumes of the Europa Year Book and the Europa World Year Book (1959-2007) are available. Some regions covered provide a Who's Who of that region. The Comparative Statistics section consists of multinational statistics derived from a single source making comparability possible

Date Coverage:
2003 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Europa world plus

Serves as the online version of The Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Regional Surveys of the World series. This well-known reference work covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories. Print volumes of the Europa Year Book and the Europa World Year Book (1959-2007) are available. Some regions covered provide a Who's Who of that region. The Comparative Statistics section consists of multinational statistics derived from a single source making comparability possible

Date Coverage:
2003 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Eurostat

Provides statistical data, working papers, and news on the European Union, the EU Member States, the euro-zone and other countries collected from institutes of each European Union member state

Date Coverage:
N/A
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Full Text

FAOSTAT

Provides access to over 3 million time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture. It contains data for 200 countries and more than 200 primary products related to production, trade, food supply, food balance sheets, food security, prices, resources, forestry, and fisheries as well as more than 200 of the primary works published by the UN such as the FAO Statistical Yearbook and the UN Working Papers

Date Coverage:
1961- a few years ago
Content Availability:
Multimedia

FAOSTAT

Provides access to over 3 million time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture. It contains data for 200 countries and more than 200 primary products related to production, trade, food supply, food balance sheets, food security, prices, resources, forestry, and fisheries as well as more than 200 of the primary works published by the UN such as the FAO Statistical Yearbook and the UN Working Papers

Date Coverage:
1961- a few years ago
Content Availability:
Multimedia

Gallup analytics

Provides country data based on opinion polls conducted by the Gallup organization. Users can access Gallup's U.S. Daily tracking and World Poll data to compare residents' responses region by region and nation by nation to questions on topics such as economic conditions, government and business, health and wellbeing, infrastructure, and education. Includes access to Gallup Brain which goes back to 1935

Date Coverage:
2005 to present
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Full Text
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Historical statistics of the United States

"Contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present."--Vendor

Date Coverage:
1790 - 2000
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Full Text
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ImportGenius

Provides access to shipping manifests for all shipments entering the United States and nine countries in Latin America. Searchable by product, shipper, port, vessel, country of origin, etc. Users can set up email alerts and save searches. MUst set up account to search database. Trade Data Services, Inc

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text
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International financial statistics

Provides international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. This resource reports, for most countries of the world, current data used for the analysis of problems of international payments, inflation, and deflation; topics/areas covered are exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts. Information is presented in the form of country tables and in tables for area and world aggregates

Date Coverage:
1940 to present
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Full Text
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International Labour Organization

Includes information on the history, structure, mandate, services, and publications of the ILO as well as the text of its constitution, Declaration of Philadelphia, press releases, speeches, fact sheets on current issues, monthly bulletin on legislative labor information by country, and other documents; links to related ILO sites. There are extensive links to external labor-related sites under Resources. Inlcuded here are materials on child labor, human rights, vocational training, occupatioanl safety and health, migration, indigenous cultures, and gender-related issues

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

International Monetary Fund

Features information about the International Monetary Fund including its policies, by-laws, regulations and programs. Provides access to IMF working papers, video clips, country information, data and statistics, and the ability to search major IMF publications

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

Journal citation reports

Provides information for journal evaluation using citation data including total cites, impact factor (with and without self-cites), 5-year impact factor, citable items, cited half-life, citing half-life, Eigenfactor score, article influence score, % articles in citable items, normalized Eigenfactor, and average JIF percentile. Also available are ranking by both Web of Science and Essential Science Indicator categories. Find journals by title or category. Can limit to open access journals only

Date Coverage:
1997 to present
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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National Center for Education Statistics

Contains NCES publications and data products. NCES, a division of the U. S. Department of Education, is the primary federal entity collecting and analyzing education- related data for the United States and other nations. The NCES catalog can be searched to locate, many documents full text or available for download, including The condition of education, The digest of education statistics, TIMSS (Third international mathematics and science study) and the NAEP (Nation's report card). Useful directory of schools, colleges, or libraries with profiles

Date Coverage:
1991 to present
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Full Text
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Passport GMID

Contains millions of demographic, economic, and marketing statistics for countries worldwide. This resource also contains several years of historic market size data for many consumer products in multiple countries in addition to 5 year forecasts for many items. Company information includes marketshare and brandshare information. Reports and news items cover current consumer topics. Euromonitor

Date Coverage:
2000 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

PolicyMap

Provides demographic, education, health, geographic data and more. Offers the user the capability of presenting the data visually through maps, tables, and reports. This resource is geared toward non-GIS experts who want to analyze large amounts of data

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Date varies
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Polling the nations

Provides a compilation of more than 14,000 surveys conducted by over 1000 polling organizations. Each of the 500,000 records reports a question asked and the responses given. Also included in each record is the polling organization that conducted the work, the date the interviews were conducted, the release date of the information, the sample size and the universe. Pollsters included in this database include U.S. and international polling organizations, universities, newspapers, television news organizations, and special interest groups

Date Coverage:
1986 - present
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Full Text
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ProQuest statistical abstract of the U.S

Provides a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Each statistical table provides originating source information with links to the government publication or website. In the case of non-federal government sources, the publisher's website is linked and access to the related material may not be available freely. This resource also provides comparative international statistics. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1878 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

ProQuest statistical insight

Provides statistical data from U.S. government publications from 1973, state and private sources from 1980, and international organizations from 1983. Conduct search by keyword(s) and limit results by publishing organization, geographic region, local area, or broad subject. Data may be further restricted by demographic features (age, marital status, industry, etc.). ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1973 - present
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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RAND state statistics

Offers a variety of statistics for Texas and USA. Statistics are organized into the areas of Business and Economics including employment, unemployment, occupational projections, construction and real estate,retail and taxable sales, gross state product, and airport operating statistics; Population and Demographics; Education including enrollment, enrollment projections, test scores, class size, teacher salaries, district finances; Community including a number of "quality of life" measures, such as crime rates, air quality, traffic, population density, and tax rates; Health and Socioeconomic; and Government Finance. Searchable on the state, city and county levels. National and state (other than Texas) information is available in many areas. RAND

Date Coverage:
Varies
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SMA

Provides searchable news and market research from the National Sporting Goods Association and other industry sources on all aspects of sporting goods, sports equipment, participation, broadcasting, and marketing. Covers not only big sports such as baseball, football, basketball but also inline skating, lacrosse, martial arts, skateboarding, and more

Date Coverage:
1993 to present
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Full Text
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Social explorer

Provides access to 220 years of demographic data and 18, 000 maps covering census, economic, election, religion data and more. Users can create thematic and interactive maps using basic GIS and data manipulation. In addition, users can download data or tables and create snapshots of maps

Date Coverage:
1790-current
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Full Text
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SPEC kit

Surveys information from ARL member institutions on current research library practices and policies. SPEC Kits combine the survey results and documentation from ARL member institutions to guide libraries as they address the ever-changing challenges facing libraries

Date Coverage:
2006-present
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Full Text

Sports fan market 2010

Provides access to a statistical study that combines multiple measures of consumer behavior relating to various areas of sports. With this resource, researchers can find statistics related to attendance of sporting events, TV viewership, online viewership, and purchases of sports logo apparel for fourteen sports between October 2008 and September 2009

Date Coverage:
October 2008 - September 2009
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Full Text
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TOXNET

Provides access to databases covering chemicals and drugs, diseases and the environment, environmental health, occupational safety and health, poisoning, risk assessment and regulations, and toxicology. Databases include alternatives to Animal Testing (ALTBIB), Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS), Carcinogenic Potency Database (CPDB), ChemIDPlus Light, ChemIDplus Advanced, Comparative Toxicogenomics Database (CTD), Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology/ Environmental Teratology Information Center (DART/ETIC), Dietary Supplement Label Database, Directory of Information Resources (DIRLINE), Drug Information Portal, GENE-TOX, Haz-Map, Household Products Database, Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER), LactMed, LiverTox, Toxicology Literature Online (TOXLINE), TOXMAP, Toxic Release Inventory (TRI)

Date Coverage:
1965 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

UNdata

Provides a single entry point to locate data from United Nations databases. Users are able to search over 30 UN databases containing over 60 million data points covering agriculture, crime, education, employment, energy, environment, health, HIV/AIDS, human development, industry, information and communication technology, national accounts, population, refugees, tourism, trade, and the Millennium Development Goals indicators. Useful features include Country Profiles, glossaries, and statistical tables which users can download

Date Coverage:
Varies
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UNICEF

Provides publications and statistical information from the world's most well-known children's rights organization. Focus areas include health and welfare, basic education and gender equality, child protection, and other social issues involving children

Date Coverage:
2007 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Provides documents and publications, including statistical, on the activities and policies related to macroeconomic policy and development, trade & investment, transport, social development, environment & sustainable development, information & communications technology, and disaster risk reduction of 62 member states

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Date varies
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Full Text

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

Provides documents and selected publications, including statistical, on the activities and policies related to sustainable development & productivity, social development, economic development & globalization, and information & communications technology of 17 member states

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Provides information and selected publications, including statistical, on the activities and policies related to macroeconomic policy, regional integration and trade, social development, natural resources, innovation and technology, gender equality, and governance of 54 member states

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Provides selected documents and publications, including statistical, on the activities and policies related to economic cooperation and integration, environmental policy, gender equality, population issues, sustainable energy, trade, transport, and climate change of 56 European countries

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Provides documents and publications, including statistical, on the activities and strategies related to education, natural sciences, social and human science, culture, and communication & technology of 195 member states. Includes access to over 10,000 digitized images and the UNESDOC database

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Date varies
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United Nations Statistics Division

Provides a central website for data on international trade, national accounts, energy, industry, environment, and demographic and social statistics gathered from national and international sources. Some well known statistical databases and publications are available from this site: Statistical Yearbook, InfoNation, UNComtrade (basic access)

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Varies
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Vital statistics on American politics

Provides data on American politics. Subjects covered include elections and political parties, campaign finance and political action committees, public opinion and voting, the media, Congress, the Presidency and executive branch, the judiciary, federalism, foreign and military policy, social policy, and economic policy. SAGE

Date Coverage:
1789-current
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Multimedia
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WHO Statistical Information System

Provides statistical and epidemiological data and information presently available from the World Health Organization and elsewhere in electronic or other forms

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Date varies
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World Christian database

Provides access to statistical data sources on "international religious composition." Data comes from a variety of sources including (but not limited to) statistical questionnaires returned by churches and national collaborators over the period 1982-2000; field surveys and interviews...in more than 200 countries...over the years 1965-2000...; unpublished documentation for all countries, etc. Information is readily available on religious activities, growth rates, religious literature, worker activity, and demographic statistics. Additional secular data is incorporated on population, health, education, and communications. Searchable by keyword. Useful to a wide variety of researchers of the development of World Christianity from the mid-twentieth century to today

Date Coverage:
2007-
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Multimedia
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World databank. World development indicators & global development finance

Provides access to the following two resources from the World Bank: Global Development Finance (GDF) provides external debt and financial flow statistics for countries that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt under the World Bank's Debtor Reporting System (DRS) and World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates. World Bank

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Some Full Text

World Health Organization

Provides information, publications, data, and statistics on global health matters within the work of the United Nations. Includes information on health topics, news on disease outbreaks and emergencies & disasters, and information on WHO initiatives

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Date varies
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World religion database

The World Religion Database (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides source material, including censuses and surveys, as well as best estimates for every religion to offer a definitive picture of international religious demography. It offers best estimates at multiple dates for each of the world’s religions for the period 1900 to 2050

Date Coverage:
1900-2050
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Full Text
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World Trade Organization

Functions as the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. The World Trade Organization (WTO) has as its main goal to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world's trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. Contained on this website are trade statistics, staff working papers, WTO discussion papers, trade reports and profiles, and WTO news

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Some Full Text

Yad Vashem

Established in 1953 by the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority to commemorate the Jewish Holocaust during World War II. Exists as a world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust. Includes database of Shoah victims' names and digital collections

Date Coverage:
1939 to present
Content Availability:
Multimedia