Franklin &  Marshall College Library

MAT 116: Applied Statistics

Where to find news stories

LEXIS-NEXIS
Provides the full-text of newspaper, journals, transcripts and newswires. The newspapers are located throughout the United States, as well as selective papers from other countries. You might also browse the latest 4 weeks of the New York Times or Washington Post, found in the Periodicals Reading Room.

Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature
Covers a wide range, in news and special interest journals. You might also browse the latest few months of Time or Newsweek in the Periodicals Reading Room.

Print and Online Statistical Resources

Statistical Abstract of the United States: The National Data Book
Ref Desk HA 202.U8
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census; 1907 - 1998 are in the general book stacks.

World Almanac & Book of Facts
Ref Desk AY67.N5 W7
Library owns 1891-present. Good source for general world facts.

The Gallup Poll: Public Opinion
Ref. HN 90 .P8G3
volumes from 1935 to the present

Statistical Handbook on the American Family, 2nd Ed.
Ref. HQ 536 .S727

Crime In The United States: Uniform Crime Reports
Crime In The United States: Uniform Crime Reports
U.S. Dept. of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Statistical Universe
Covers the statistical publications of the U.S. government and private organizations. This is the electronic equivalent of American Statistics Index(Ref. Z 7554 .U5A46) and also contains the electronic version of Statistical Abstract of the United States.

American Factfinder
Access to the latest population, housing, and economic data from the US Census Bureau.

Yahoo - Reference - Statistics
Access to categories of web sites that provide statistical information.

Yahoo - Social Science
A variety of web sites in the social science disciplines; some of these provide statistical data.

Statistical Resources on the Web
A meta-index to statistical web sites arranged by broad subject category, compiled by the University of Michigan Documents Center.

United States Bureau of the Census
The official web page of the Census Bureau, with many related links.

Current Population Survey
This site provides electronic access to the major publications of the Basic Monthly Survey, as well as data from other surveys

FedStats
Access to statistical reports from over 70 government agencies.

Last updated: 1/3/04 ag, contact Andy Gulati for assistance, 291-4261