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World Development Indicators

Alternative Titles
WDI
Description

The World Development Indicators (WDI) provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960. Specific series and countries/groups can be selected for specific year ranges, and data can be exported.

Type
Numeric Data
Coverage
1960 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9909
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers

Alternative Titles
Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers (GVRL)
Description

A comprehensive desk reference that contains the most significant historical statistics of the United States from 1789 to 2003, as well as demographic and other select data projections through 2050. Datapedia covers all of the United States' vital sectors, including the labor market, social welfare, and national defense. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1789-2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9781
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Matter of Fact

Alternative Titles
A Matter of Fact: a digest of current facts, with citations to sources (AMOF, MOF)
FactSearch
Description

A database of statistical statements on current social, economic, political, environmental and health issues, derived from 300 newspapers and periodicals, the Congressional Record, and Congressional hearings from 1984 to 2003. It functions as a handy source of recent statistics and facts, much like an almanac.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1984 - 2003 Last updated in 2003.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9763
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition

Alternative Titles
Historical Statistics of the United States Millennial Edition Online
Historical Statistics of the U.S.
Description
A compendium of statistics from over 1,000 sources. Contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present. Tables can be downloaded in Excel or CSV format.
Type
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9569
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Historical Statistics of U.S.

Alternative Titles
Historical Statistics of the United States on CD-ROM [UM LibraryTerminal Services]
Description
Includes over 12,500 time series and all descriptive text, an electronic book for easy viewing and searching, and Lotus 1-2-3- files and tab-delimited text for all tables, ready to download for manipulation and statistical analysis.
Type
Statistics
Coverage
Electronic version of the bicentennial edition published in 1975.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9567
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Europa World Plus

Alternative Titles
The Far East and Australasia; The Middle East and North Africa; South America, Central America and the Caribbean; South Asia; The USA and Canada; Western Europe
EWP; Europaworld; EW; Europa World Year Book; EWYB; Europa Regional Surveys of the World; Africa South of the Sahara; Central and South-Eastern Europe; Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia;
Description
Online version of the Europa World Year Book and all nine volumes of the Europa Regional Surveys of the World series, containing detailed political, economic, and geographic information on over 250 countries and territories, including recent statistics, directory information, and current analysis. Plus thousands of directory contact details with click-through web links and a comprehensive listing of some 1,900 international organizations. Additional features include: the ability directly to compare multinational statistics in graph and tabular form; interactive visual features, including maps, flags and downloadable graphs; an extensive directory of research institutes specializing in each region; book and periodical bibliographies of further research; and more.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition, with ability to download earlier editions from 2006 onward.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9453
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

CQ Voting and Elections Collection

Alternative Titles
America Votes, America at the Polls, Politics in America, Guide to U.S. Elections
Description
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9055
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

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

Description

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research maintains the world's largest archive of computerized, numeric social science data. Topics covered include demography, economics, health care, politics, social behavior, public opinion.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by data file
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8963
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

iPoll

Alternative Titles
iPoll (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research)
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Description
Polling data from nearly 400,000 questions asked on national public opinion surveys. Searchable by keyword, polling organization, and date. May not work with Internet Explorer on computers with Windows NT.
Type
Statistics
Coverage
1935-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8831
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Information Please Almanac

Alternative Titles
Infoplease.com
Description
Web site for the popular compilations of facts and statistics covering politics, current events, geography, history, business, sports, entertainment, weather, science, health, etc. Includes the Columbia Encyclopedia, a dictionary, and resources for kids.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8703
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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