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Subject: Statistics databases

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Statistics research guide

Statistics titles

  • Academic Search Premier   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that covers scholarly journal articles back to 1975. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • American Factfinder    UW login not required

    Census Bureau statistical platform that allows searching for population, housing, economic and geographic data.

  • Book Citation Index   

    Index to scholarly books with citation information in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index   

    Index to conference proceedings in the sciences and social sciences. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Current Contents Connect   

    Database providing complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Current Index to Statistics    UW login not required

    Statistics indexing database that covers books, journal articles and conference papers back to 1975. On its own platform.

  • Data Citation Index   

    Index of data studies and data sets in international repositories, covering social sciences, physical sciences, life sciences, and arts & humanities, with citation information. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference   

    Search interface for the extensive Data-Planet repository of standardized and structured statistical data, enabling quick searching and viewing of charts, maps, and rankings of time series at the country, state, county, MSA, postal code, and census-tract/block group levels.

  • Essential Science Indicators   

    Science research analysis database showing publication performance statistics and trends data based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Reuters databases. On the InCites platform.

  • Global Stat    UW login not required

    GlobalStat adopts a ‘beyond GDP’ approach and presents statistical data on economic, environmental, political, social, societal, and cultural performance of nations. It enables the user to develop interlinked views on diverse phenomena, to assess the performance of nation states over time, to gain insight into the many dimensions of policy challenges related to globalisation, to interconnect processes of globalisation and human development, and to be informed about human well-being and the quality of life around the world. Country level data is presented for the 193 UN countries and for the longest period available, starting from 1960. The website allows for multiple visualisations of data. Tables, rankings, bar and line charts offer different graphical representations of the indicators chosen. Filters by period (selection of years) and by groups (selecting countries, continents and/or other entities) are available for targeted in-depth analysis. GlobalStat also includes export functionalities that allow for data, metadata and graphics download.

  • iPoll   

    A database containing public opinion survey data collected by Roper.

  • JSTOR (Journal Storage Archive)   

    Multidisciplinary eJournal platform that provides complete back runs of journals in the following licensed collections: Arts & Sciences I-IV and VII, Life Sciences, Plant Sciences, Current Scholarship and Early Journal Content. On the JSTOR platform.

  • MathSciNet   

    Major mathematics indexing database that covers books, journal articles and conference papers. On the MathSciNet platform.

  • MathSciNet via EBSCOhost   

    Major mathematics indexing database that covers books, journal articles and conference papers. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Political Reference Suite   

    A collection of reference titles on American government, politics, history, public policy and current affairs. On the CQ Press platform.

  • ProQuest Statistical Insight   

    A collection of U.S. statistical information, including indexing to publications and some full-text publications. This comes in various series; presently the Libraries have only the Federal Series. On the ProQuest platform.

  • ReferenceUSA   

    A business and consumer research database that contains business listings and statistics.

  • Science Citation Index   

    Science indexing database covering journal articles and citation information back to 1900. Part of Web of Science on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • SimplyAnalytics   

    Database providing information on demographics, marketing, consumer behavior and lifestyle segmentation, product usage, health, and business listings for the United States at all levels of geography (states, Congressional districts, counties, cities/places, zip codes, census tracts, and block groups). Data packages include US Census data back to 1980, ConneXions, Consumer Buying Power, D&B Company Data, EASI, FBI Uniform Crime Reporting, FinancialCLOUT, MRI Consumer Survey, Neilsen, PRIZM, P$YCLE, Retail Market Power, SimmonsLOCAL, and more. Supports creation of reports and maps that can be exported in a variety of formats, including shapefiles. Access limited to 3 simultaneous users.

  • Social Explorer   

    Interactive visual interface for analysis of census data and demographic information about the United States, from 1790 to the present.

  • Web of Science (core collection)   

    Multidisciplinary indexing database that combines journal citation index databases in arts & humanities, social sciences and sciences, as well as conference proceedings and book citation indexes. The Current Chemical Reactions and Index Chemicus databases are also included in the Core Collection. All component databases can be searched separately as well.

  • Wiley Online Library   

    Multidisciplinary collection of library-licensed journals and ebooks published by Wiley and associated publishers.

  • World Development Indicators   

    Economics statistical database of world-wide development data from officially-recognized sources. On the World dataBank platform.


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