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.
Congressional Quarterly's portal for research in US government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. Includes CQ's Politics in America, as well as other almanacs, data, and news publications.
CQ Voting and Elections Collection integrates a wealth of data, authoritative analyses, concise explanations, and historical material to provide a powerful 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.
Calculate business ratios that identify key relationships between financial data. 14 key business ratios cover all critical areas of business performance, broken down into median figures, with upper and lower quartiles. Arranged by Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Codes.
The Data Citation Index on the Web of Knowledge platform provides a single point of access to quality research data from sources around the world in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities.
Through linked content and summary information, this data is displayed within the broader context of the books and articles that use it. The database also includes data sets on their own. For additional sources of data, see our Social Science Data guide, or ask a librarian for assistance.
An independent organization founded by journalists and scholars, the National Security Archive promotes open government by acting as a clearinghouse for declassified information.
The Digital National Security Archive consists of declassified government documents, chronologies, images, bibliographies, and explanatory essays on topics related to national security. There are 42 collections consisting of over 100,00 objects. Each of these collections covers critical world events, countries, and U.S. foreign policy from post-World War II to the present. Primary source information is of value to researchers in international relations.
Information in the DNSA subscription database is updated by materials on the National Security Archive website at www.nsarchive.org, which includes the latest FOIA released documents, and documents released pursuant to lawsuits. Also, some subjects like Able Archer 83, the Torture Archive, the Genocide Documentation Project and Cyber Vault are stand-alone projects that are only available on the website.
Overall, the DNSA subscription resource is more comprehensive with 1.000 to 3,000 documents on a subject and each set has a chronology, bibliography, and glossary, as well as an Essay and Sources section. Updated sets are produced periodically, either with newly-released material on an existing topic or with new collections on new topics. In all cases, we suggest searching both the subscription database and the website for a complete record.
EMCS is an online collection of peer-reviewed teaching cases focusing on business decision making and management development through key emerging markets. Cases are written by case writers working in or closely with developing economies, offering local perspective with global appeal.
Ethnologue: Languages of the World is a comprehensive reference work cataloging all of the world’s known living languages. Since 1951, the Ethnologue has been an active research project involving hundreds of linguists and other researchers around the world. It is widely regarded to be the most comprehensive source of information of its kind.
Facts & Comparisons® contains authoritative and comprehensive drug information with unbiased, reliable information. In addition to descriptions, generic and commercial names, dosage, warnings, it includes a drug/disease indications database, dosage, body measurement, and general pharmacology calculators, patient handouts, and much more for the health professional, and pharmacy and pharmacology researcher.
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.
International Historical Statistics is an impressive and peerless collection of statistical data from around the world, covering a wide range of socio-economic topics. The collection includes data on the Americas and Europe, but also hard-to-find data on Africa, Asia and Oceania. It is a truly interdisciplinary product that will prove a valuable resource to those researching and studying Business, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Politics, Sociology and Statistical Studies.
Provides company, industry, country and financial data for every major marketplace in the world. Includes company SWOTs, company overviews, industry profiles, case studies, financial deals, country analysis, news and a statistics database covering over half a million data points for 215 countries and 46 political and geographic groupings.
Mergent WebReports is an online database that allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. WebReports contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries using an easy to navigate and reliable system.
Includes Digital Corporate Manuals and the Digital Municipal & Government Manuals.
Access to detailed global company information, including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Financial statements are presented in "as-reported" form. If you are off-campus, click here. (Best used with Internet Explorer)
Access courtesy of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business
Current NU Only
Financial information on 53,000 companies worldwide (42,000 are non-US companies).
The information includes: standardized and "as reported" financials (including restated reports), SEC filings, detailed earnings estimates,recommendations, ownership, stock data, news and ratings.
Windows and Internet Explorer recommended for this database.
SAGE Research Methods is an online collection of information (handbooks, articles, videos) that support beginning and advanced researchers looking for the best methods to use in their research.
Learn about a range of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods for the social and behavioral sciences, as well as many methods commonly used in the sciences. You can also find information on other parts of doing research such as writing a research question, gathering and analyzing data, preparing a literature review, working with teams, and publishing findings.
Handbooks such as the Qualitative Research Methods Series offer "how to" advice and support. Find sample data sets for practicing statistical tests, along with cases, videos, pamphlets and articles illustrating good research management practices.
Communications Studies, Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies, Digital Humanities, Economics, Education, Human Services, History, International Affairs, Political Science, Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Sociology, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Current NU / not available to London College of the Humanities affiliates
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This mapping application enables users to develop interactive maps and reports using thousands of demographic, business, health, crime, and marketing data variables including Mediamark and Simmons Consumer Data. Most data begins in 2000. Please see this guide for assistance: Answering Questions Using SimplyAnalytics
Access to Social Explorer is limited to 5 users at a time. If you are presented with a log-in screen, please try again after a few minutes.
SocialExplorer.com brings together a vast and growing amount of quantitative data with an intuitive visual interface to make demographic research, the analysis of social trends, and comparison of neighborhoods, communities, counties, and other areas accessible and interactive. Updated on a regular basis as new data and features become available, SocialExplorer.com is a reliable and complete reference of quantitative modern and historical information.
Statista is the first statistics portal in the world to integrate data on over 60,000 topics from over 18,000 sources onto a single professional platform. Categorized into 21 market sectors, Statista.com provides companies, business customers, research institutions, and the academic community with direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets
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.
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.
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.
Business, Economics, Government, International Affairs
Provided courtesy of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business
Current NU / not available to London College of the Humanities affiliates
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.