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Guide to Research

Statistics -- U.S.

  • American Sociological Association Research and Publications.
  • Child Trends Databank
    Provides continuously updated trend data with the latest national estimates for all indicators;plain language reporting on trends & population subgroup differences informed by existing research;color graphics and tables that can be downloaded directly.
  • Gapminder
    Site makes use of Trendanalyzer software to offer visualizations of statistics on a wide topic range e.g.best teeth, farm subsidies, carbon emissions, public services, and globalization. Also, you can create your own graphs by inputting your own data.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    For hundreds of different types of jobs you can find: the training and education needed;earnings;expected job prospects including figures on current numbers and projected number of workers;what workers do on the job;working conditions.
  • Social Explorer
    Data maps.

CQ Researcher Tutorial (from CQ Press)

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Basics of Credo Reference

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