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World Almanac and Book of Facts

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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2015 - Sarah Janssen (Editor)
Call Number: REF AY67.N5 W7
ISBN: 9781600571909
Publication Date: 2014-12-02
Latest edition in Reference, earlier editions on 3rd floor. The almanac contains thousands of facts that are unavailable publicly elsewhere.

International & Foreign Sources

  • International Statistical Agencies
    Listing of country statistical agencies provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
  • CIA - The World Factbook
    The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
  • United Nations Statistics Division
    We compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems.
  • Statistics explained
    Statistics Explained is an official Eurostat website presenting all possible statistical topics in an easily understandable way. Together, the articles make up everyone's encyclopedia of European statistics, completed by a statistical glossary clarifying all terms used and by numerous links to further information and the very latest data and metadata, a portal for occasional and regular users alike.

U.S. Sources

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
  • : Data and Statistics
    US Government statistical agencies and data sources.
  • NationMaster - Statistics  
    A compilation of statistics from various sources, like the CIA World Factbook.
  • Data360
    "This free website makes tables and statistical charts for current events readily accessible. The motto--"because the news should be objective, clear, and data driven"--resonates with every entry...Data are intended to be nonpartisan and to avoid political party agendas. Users will find plenty to enjoy within the site's nine categories and narrower subtopics (found under both the Explore and Navigate tabs). However, the Links section (harder to find because it is located at the bottom of the home page) is also valuable, with nearly 150 agencies and organizations listed, complete with URL, subject tag, and overall description." - From Choice review

Indiana Sources

  • STATS Indiana
    STATS Indiana obtains thousands of data items from hundreds of data sets from a dozens of federal, state and local government sources, along with some commercial or private source data. While STATS Indiana adds value to these data through easy access and functionality, we acknowledge the direct agency source of the data on every table, profile or map.
  • Statistics by Topic
    Links provided by the Indiana State Library

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