American FactFinder is an online source of U.S. Census information created by the United States Census Bureau. Data provided include population, housing, economic, and geographic information from the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.
A Fannie Mae-sponsored site which culls demographic, economic, social, and housing data from multiple government agencies and presents it in a simple, straightforward format. Users can create thematic maps and scatterplots to represent the information.
Ed. Melvin Ember and Carol R. Ember. 4 vols. The first part of volume 1 contains 16 thematic essays dealing with the comparative study of the cultures of cities. This is followed by over 200 articles on particular cities throughout the world. The appendices include indexes, statistical tables, and selected web sites.
The standard source for statistical data on U. S. History, with over 37,000 data sets on topics ranging from
migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America. Includes essays placing the data in historical context.
The International Bibliography of the Social
Sciences (IBSS) is an essential online resource for social science and
interdisciplinary research. IBSS includes over two million bibliographic
references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected
chapters dating back to 1951. It is unique in its broad coverage of
international material and incorporates over 100 languages and
countries. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000
books are included each year. Abstracts are provided for half of all
current journal articles and full text availability is continually
A digital library administered by the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Provides information that supports transportation policy and research, with full-text access to documents published by public, academic, and private organizations.
PAIS (originally, the Public Affairs Information Service) indexes sources on the 20th century’s most important public and social policies. It does not index journals cover-to-cover but selects articles relevant to public policy.
The Social Sciences Abstracts database offers abstracting and indexing of a wide assortment of English-language journals which pertain to the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.
A topical bibliography with links to full-text articles about urban planning published prior to the end of World War I. Articles include statements
about techniques, principles, theories, and practice. Selected and edited by John W. Reps (Cornell University).