Statistics and Data Sets

Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research

Alternative Titles
FRASER, Federal Reserve Bank
Description

FRASER is both a digital library of economic history and a repository of the institutional history of the Federal Reserve System. FRASER preserves and provides access to economic and banking data and policy documents. 

Technical Information 

Documents digitized for FRASER have been processed by optical character recognition (OCR) software to provide machine-readable text and to assist in full-text searching.

Some born-digital publications have been downloaded from their original institutions or secondary sources, including the websites of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Government Printing Office (GPO). These files may have different security or content attributes than materials produced for FRASER.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42382
Access
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FRED Economic Data

Alternative Titles
FRED, Economic Research, Federal Reserve Bank
Description

FRED Economic data provides comprehensive economic data, including banking & finance, population, employment, labor market, national accounts, production & business activity, prices, international data, U.S. regional data, and academic data. This database is governed by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Loius. 

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42380
Access
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Essential Science Indicators

Alternative Titles
InCites ESI
Description

Essential Science Indicators is a unique compilation of performance statistics and trends extrapolated from counts of articles published in scholarly journals and the citations to those articles.

Article counts for Essential Science IndicatorsTM are derived from 11,855 journals indexed in Web of Science Core Collection (Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index only) over a 10-year period.Citation counts for these articles are derived from journals indexed in Web of Science Core Collection (Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index and Arts & Humanities Citation Index)

Each journal is assigned to one of 22 research fields. In ESI, a journal can be assigned to only one field.  Journals such as Science and Nature are categorized as multidisciplinary since they publish research in many different fields. As a result, papers published in these multidisciplinary journals are assigned to a field based on the representation of the cited journals. For example, if the majority of cited references in the paper are to neuroscience journals, the paper is then categorized as neuroscience.

Papers are defined as regular scientific articles and review articles . Letters to the editor, corrections, and abstracts are excluded.

The years shown in ESI reports are publication years, unless otherwise indicated. ESI indicators are calculated from 10 full years of data.

ESI is updated six times a year. The most recent update may add documents published in the previous year, in which case metrics based on the previous publication year may be adjusted.

Type
Database
Statistics
Coverage
Contains statistics derived from the most recent 10 years of Web of Science indexing.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42350
Access
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Sysomos MAP

Alternative Titles
sysamos
sysemos
Description

Sysomos MAP is a social media search engine that contains analytics for twitter, facebook, youtube as well as blogs and news websites. Search for tweets or posts by demographic group or geography. Analyze content sentiment and create basic visualizations of social media data.

In order to access Sysomos MAP you need to fill out a form. We have 1 seat available. Librarians will contact you to schedule your access time. These restrictions are in place so that no one interferes with your use of Sysomos MAP. If you have any questions please contact sysomosaccess@umich.edu. 

Type
Search Engine
Text Collection
Coverage
Rolling coverage dates. Twitter data goes back 1 year, everything else goes back 2 years.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41460
Access
Authorized UM users (no guest access)Authorized UM users (no guest access)
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KOSSDA

Alternative Titles
Korea Social Science Data Archive
Description

Korea Social Science data Archive (KOSSDA) provides Korean social science data and literature related to politics, government, law, economy, business, social issues, welfare, psychology, education and regional studies. Restricted to UM users only. To access data, please contact Asia Library (ask-korea@umich.edu). Use Policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of (name of database)." Output may not be used to ultimately benefit companies.

Type
Database
E-Journal(s)
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41183
Access
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World Religion Database

Alternative Titles
WRD
Description

The World Religion Database (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides source material, including censuses and surveys, as well as best estimates for every religion to offer a definitive picture of international religious demography. It offers best estimates at multiple dates for each of the world’s religions for the period 1900 to 2050.

The WRD will be constantly updated with new sources of data as they become available, such as estimates of religious affiliation at the province level within countries and religious freedom information for all countries. A feedback mechanism is available for users to leave comments on sources or methodology related to any figure reported in the WRD.

Type
Database
Numeric Data
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41159
Access
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CANSIM @ CHASS

Alternative Titles
E-STAT
Description

Canadian data relating to such topics as the system of national accounts, labor, manufacturing, construction, trade, agriculture and finance. Also, selected demographic and social data, such as population estimates and vital statistics, are available.

Type
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/40552
Access
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Digital Projects Studio

The University of Michigan Libraries – Digital Project Studio offers support for a wide range of visualization related activities and projects. We provide resources, consulting, instruction and support for small and large projects. We are located on the third floor of the Shapiro Undergraduate Library (3169).

We can offer guidance for static, dynamic, and interactive visualizations depending on the needs of your research and the audience it is intended for. We can also help with finding and manipulating diverse types of data as well as brainstorming and scoping projects. The library also provides a variety of additional services to support visualization activities on North and Central Campus and the Medical Campus. More information about the breadth of services available can be found here.

We have students and librarians available to help with visualization and related digital projects. We have office hours mid-day friday. You can reserve an appointment on our calendar. You can also contact the visualization librarian directly by e-mail for additional assistance or help outside of these hours.

We have a blog that serves as a space to share tutorials and troubleshooting for various approaches to digital data visualization. It is also meant to provide unique ideas for data utilization for researchers in a variety of fields. Our team members use existing data sets from various projects around the world to extend their use and/or test the possibilities of particular software to collect and manipulate data. The blog posts narrate the journeys of our researchers through these technologies, their possibilities and challenges.

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Last modified: 11/05/2015

U.S. Energy Information Administration

Alternative Titles
EIA
Description

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.

EIA provides a wide range of information and data products covering energy production, stocks, demand, imports, exports, and prices; and prepares analyses and special reports on topics of current interest.

Type
Database
Map(s)
Numeric Data
Statistics
Coverage
Includes reports, data, news, and more from the following energy sectors: Petroleum & Other Liquids, Natural Gas, Electricity, Consumption & Efficiency, Coal, Renewable & Alternative Fuels (including hydropower, solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, and ethanol), Nuclear & Uranium, and Total Energy.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/40094
Access
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Sage Research Methods Datasets

Alternative Titles
Sage Datasets
SRM datasets
data sets
Description

SAGE Research Methods Datasets is a collection of teaching datasets that can be used to support the teaching and learning of quantitative and qualitative analytical methods used in the social sciences. These are datasets taken from real research projects, but edited and cleaned for teaching purposes. Each dataset will be accompanied by a short clear narrative description of the data and easy-to-follow instructions on how to apply the research method.

Type
Numeric Data
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/39995
Access
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