United States Statistics- Online!
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States database is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient online source for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. You can access it through the library's A-Z Databases list, or through any of the Databases by Discipline pages.
There's a great LibGuide with all kinds of links to information about what's covered in the database: http://proquest.libguides.com/content.php?pid=344620&sid=2819294
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Why Reference Sources?
- Background information
- Important figures
- Dates, places, and people
- Definitions and key terms
Lists of additional sources (articles, books, etc.)
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