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Census
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Mar 5, 2014
This guide lists key sources of Census data covering both the latest releases from the current 2000 Census and data going back to 1790. Print and electronic sources are included.
Tags: census, mapping, statistics
Citing Government Documents
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Mar 28, 2013
Basic resources on citing government documents
CO21201/AD14002 Water Resources and the Environment
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Locate articles and government data on fracking and water resources.
Tags: environment, water
Community Analysis
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Oct 3, 2013
This guide highlights key sources of city and state demographic statistics, economic indicators, social indicators, housing, education and industry data. Current and historical data included with links to online mapping tools. Sources are primarily online
Tags: census, demographics, statistics
Computer Science/IT
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Nov 12, 2012
This guide highlights major research databases in Computer Science and select resources for the IT industry.
Tags: computer_science, computers, information_technology
Computer Science/IT Portal
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Feb 17, 2014
Starting Point for Computer Science Research
Tags: computers, engineering, programming, science, software, software_industry
Congressional Publications
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Aug 28, 2013
Provides an overview of the various publications produced by Congress.
Data Management
by Wanda Anderson, Margaret Cohen, Enid Karr, Barbara Mento, Jane Morris, Sally Wyman - Last Updated Apr 2, 2014
Resources for researchers required to design a data management plan or who need assistance in data research.
Tags: best_practices, citing_data, data, data_curation, data_management, data_management_plan, data_stewardship, funding_agencies, repositories
Data Visualization
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Mar 3, 2014
Tools and resources for visualizing data focusing on open access software and data sources
Tags: charts, data_visualization, gis, graphs, mapping, word_cloud
Data/Statistics/GIS Portal
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Starting Point for Data/Statistics/GIS Research
EC229/MD606/MH398: Forecasting/Thesis Research
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Oct 25, 2013
Key resources for locating time series data with monthly, quarterly or annual frequencies. Data, including economic indicators, allow students to apply forecasting theory to actual business and economic time series data.
Tags: data, economic_indicators, economics, forecasting, international, statistics, times_series
EC338/EC353 Law and Economics
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Apr 1, 2014
EC 338 Law and Economics; EC 353 Industrial Organization/Competition and Antitrust
Tags: economics, law, legislation, regulation
Economics
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Apr 1, 2014
This guide describes major economic datasets, both U.S. and International. Indexes to journal articles and links to full text working papers are also included.
Tags: economics, statistics
Economics Portal
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Mar 31, 2014
Starting Point for Economics Research
Executive Branch Publications
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Jan 23, 2013
This guide provides an overview of resources on the Executive Office of the President.
Find Statistics for the Social Sciences by Topic
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Mar 10, 2014
This guide provides quick links, primarily to tables, in the social sciences. It is organized by major topics and highlights statistics for some of the most frequently requested areas.
Finding Data/Data Support
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Sep 11, 2013
Offers research strategies for finding data in general and select broad subject areas.
Tags: data, numeric, statistics
Finding Spatial Data for Mapping (GIS)
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Includes spatial data sources and mapping tools and support persons. Boston College supports several Geographic Information Systems software packages on campus.
Tags: census, geographic_information_systems, geography, gis, mapping, maps, spatial
Foreign Trade
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Aug 7, 2013
This guide describes major Foreign Trade datasets, both U.S. and International, focusing only on electronic formats. It also includes links to the major trade classification systems and some statistical indexes and trade policy web sites.
Tags: statistics, trade
Government Documents Portal
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Jul 17, 2013
Describes BC's status as a Federal Documents Depository and highlights key e resources BC provides access to.
Health Statistics
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Feb 11, 2014
This guide highlights health data available at the state, federal and international level in several areas of health care and health administration. Primary sources are the Federal Government and international agencies.
Tags: health, health_care, statistics
Holmes Help
by Enid Karr, Barbara Mento, Lori Shemanski, Kate Silfen - Last Updated Jan 21, 2014
Instructions and suggestions for searching in Holmes, the Boston College Libraries catalog and discovery tool
International Statistics
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Mar 30, 2014
The purpose of this guide is to highlight key statistical information covering International sources. There is a special emphasis on electronic access to Demographic, Economic, Financial and Social Science data.
Tags: international, statistics, working_papers
Mathematics
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Jan 30, 2014
This guide highlights quick reference sources and major journals and indexes.
Tags: mathematics
Mathematics Portal
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Mar 25, 2014
Starting Point for Mathematics Research
NU260/NU400/NU472/: Geographic Information Systems for Public Health
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Mar 3, 2014
Software and data sources for researchers using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for public health.
Tags: geographic_information_systems, nursing, public_health
OECD iLibrary and OECD.Stat Help Guide
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Oct 21, 2013
Description of full text OECD data and publications collections. Searching instructions for downloading spreadsheet and other formats for data.
Open Access Data
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Mar 3, 2014
Major open access data by subject area.
Opinion Polls and Social Science Surveys
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Aug 23, 2013
Find opinion polls and social surveys from both free and subscription resources. Some resources contain quick survey statistics, while others offer downloadable data in formats compatible with statistical software that are used for secondary analysis.
Tags: opinion_polls, polls, statistics, surveys
Sports Economics
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
Business of sports focuses on hard to find sports data such as valuations of teams, salaries and revenues.
Tags: economics, finance, sports_economics, teams
United States Statistics
by Barbara Mento - Last Updated Dec 4, 2013
Key statistical information covering United States sources.
Tags: data, government, statistics, united_states
 
 
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