Government, Politics & Law

Data-Planet Statistical Datasets

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Data Sets
ProQuest Datasets
Datasets
Data Sets
formerly called LexisNexis Datasets
formerly called ProQuest Statistical Data Sets
ProQuest Statistical Datasets
Description

Provides access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, private companies, and intergovernmental organizations. Create maps and reports from data you select from over 640 datasets.  Subjects include health, crime, population, finance, industry, and marketing.

Data is available for the world as a whole or for selected countries. Data for the U.S. are shown by state, often by county, sometimesby census tract and zip code. Time series data may go back several decades.

Data sources include the U.S. government, the World Bank, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Mergent, and Standard & Poors.

The University Library has Datasets Basic Subscription, which does not include EASI Market Planner, IMF data or data from the U-M China Data Center.  U-M China Data Center is available from China Data Online.  IMF data in IMF eLibrary Dat

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Type
Map(s)
Statistics
Coverage
International, US, state and local statistics.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11441
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Clark Library Government Information Collection

The Clark Library Government Information Collection includes statistics, reports, legislation and policy from all levels of government.  Government documents are housed in several different libraries on campus and are findable in Mirlyn and through our Research Guides.

The University of Michigan Library is a depository for publications of the State of Michigan, United States Government, Government of Canada, United Nations, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and European Union. In addition to the depository collections, the Library subscribes to the publications of several international agencies, including the OECD, World Bank, IMF and WTO. Subject coverage of the collection ranges from policy and economics to health and environmental studies.
    
 
Depository libraries provide local, no-fee access to government information in a non-partisan environment with professional librarians available to assist users. Congress established the Federal Depository Library Program in 1813 to ensure that government information is accessible to the American public. Since then, depository libraries have safeguarded the public’s right to know by collecting, organizing, preserving and maintaining access to information. The University of Michigan Library was designated a federal depository library in 1884.
 
 
 
 
This library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)
This library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government information. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)
 
 
 

Please feel free to contact a government information librarian with a question or to schedule an appointment. The phone number is 734-764-0410 and email address is clarklibrary@umich.edu

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Last modified: 01/09/2014

Washington Information Directory

Description

The Washington Information Directory has more than 10,000 listings for members of Congress, Congressional committees and subcomittees, organization charts, and contact information for NGOs.  Browse by topic to find information on internships.

Type
Directory
Coverage
2005/2006 to present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11377
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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International Country Risk Guide

Alternative Titles
ICRG
Description

Four datasets from the International Country Risk Guide comparing political, financial and economic risk for countries worldwide for the period 1984-2009:

Table 2B Composite Risk Ratings, Table 3B Political Risk Points by Component, Table 4B Financial Risk Points by Component, Table 5B Economic Risk Points by Component.

Data sets can be downloaded to Excel.

Type
Numeric Data
Coverage
1984-2009
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11327
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Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace & Conflict
Elsevier Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict
Description

The 2nd edition of Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict provides timely and useful information about antagonism and reconciliation in all contexts of public and personal life. Building on the highly-regarded 1st edition (1999), the Encyclopedia is an essential reference for students and scholars working in the field of peace and conflict resolution studies, and for those seeking to explore alternatives to violence and share visions and strategies for social justice and social change. Covering topics as diverse as Arms Control, Peace Movements, Child Abuse, Folklore, Terrorism and Political Assassinations, the Encyclopedia comprehensively addresses an extensive information area in 225 multi-disciplinary, cross-referenced and authoritatively authored articles.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2008
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11291
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Public Administration Abstracts

Alternative Titles
Public Administration Abstracts (EBSCO)
PAA
Sage Public Administration Abstracts
Description
Journal and magazine index of areas related to public administration, including public administration research, theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. This index contains more than 93,600 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1956-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11275
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CQ Political Reference Suite

Alternative Titles
Political Reference Suite
PRS CQPRS
Political Contact Suite
CQ Press Political Reference Suite
Description

Collection of over 30 political science reference books, including current and all past issues.  Includes Exit Polls: Surveying the Amerian Electorate, Guide to Political Campaigns in America, Guide to the Presidency, Encyclopedia of Political Science, Washington Information Directory, Historic Documents Series and many others.

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11215
Access
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Political Science Complete (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
Political Science Complete
PSC
Poli Sci Complete
Description

PSC provides indexing and abstracts for 2900 journals,and full-text articles for 500 top-ranked scholarly journals. Also includes reference works and professional conference papers. Coverage includes law and legislation, comparative politics, political theory, international relations, humanitarian issues, and non-governmental organizations.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11163
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OECD iLibrary

Alternative Titles
Source OECD SourceOECD OECD i Library
ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
Description

Online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Includes full-text of all books, papers, 24 periodicals and OECD statistical databases. Includes access to International Energy Agency (IEA) statistical databases and books.

Type
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Numeric Data
Statistics
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11097
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