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ARL Statistics Online (Association of Research Libraries)

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    This edition of the ARL Statistics describes the collections, staffing, expenditures, and service activities for the 126 members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in fiscal year 2010-2011.

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    Education

EDGAR

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Open Access
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    Annual reports (10K), proxy statements (DEF-14) and other sec filings.

Historical Statistics of the United States

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    A classic 2-volume reference work containing statistics about the United States has been updated and is now available online from Cambridge. Tables of statistics include information about population, slavery, the economy, and much more. Download in Excel or .csv. Sorting, graphs and plots available.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Economics, Government, History, Political Science

ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)

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    ICPSR is a non-profit membership-based data archive based at University of Michigan. ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction.

TRAIL: Technical Report Archive and Image Library

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Open Access
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    A large collection of U.S. Federal Technical Reports issued prior to 1975, including historical government documents from the U.S. National Bureau of Standards, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, the U.S. Bureau of Mines, and more. Technical reports communicate research progress in technology and science, and often contain plans, surveys, or data that was the most up-to-date at the time. Provided through our Center for Research Libraries membership.

Value Line

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    This company and industry research service includes the flagship ValueLine Investment Survey (Standard and Expanded), plus Mutual Fund Survey, Daily Options Survey, Special Situations Service, and Convertible Survey.

     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

World Development Indicators

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Free Web Resource
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    Access to more than 700 development indicators, with time series for 208 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to 2006. WDI offers chart and data export formats. Indicators include statistics on national and per capita income, trade, health, environment, and other measures of development.

     

    The World Bank: The World Bank authorizes the use of this material subject to its terms and conditions.

     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics, Government, International Affairs

WRDS: Wharton Research Data Services

Provided courtesy of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business
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Current NU Only
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    Wharton Research Data Services, or WRDS, is a web-based data management system from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania that allows faculty and students to retrieve information from a wide variety of financial, economic, and marketing data sources.

    WRDS is best known for its holdings of historical financial data from CRSP and COMPUSTAT. This data covers over 30,000 companies and includes security prices and trading volume, income and balance sheet items. We provide access to IBES' analyst projections for earnings and sales. WRDS also contains stock market indices, bond prices and interest rates, mutual fund and stock ownership information, options data, and a wide array of macroeconomic time series. International data, marketing and industry reports, and web usage data are also available on WRDS.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business