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Citation Guides from the Purdue OWL Writing Center

  • Articles and surveys published in magazines, newspapers and journals

Online databases provide access to newspaper, magazine and journal articles, reports, studies and surveys and cover a broad selection of publications, some scholarly and some for a more popular audience. Most databases allow you to limit your searches by date or range of years, by type of publication, language, etc.

Discovery search for media studies, journalism

Database list--arranged alphabetically--look for Sport Discus, ERIC, Medline, PsycInfo


A collection of newspaper indexes

CQ Researcher provides in-depth reports on current topics

Burlington Free Press

Ethnic NewsWatch searches ethnic and minority newspapers and magazines from around the world

  • Biographical information on Vermont business people
    Vermont biz.com  short articles from Vermont Business Magazine
  • Statistical databases

Statistical Abstracts database indexes annual volumes from present back to 1800's

Statistical Insight
Statistics available as indexed tables from federal, state, and international intergovernmental (IGO) publications; searches American Statistics Index, Statistical Reference Index, and Index to International Statistics; provides links to web sites, governmental and nongovernmental; allows keyword searching.

Pew Research Center Presents research on social and demographic trends; studies behaviors and attitudes of Americans involving family, community, health, finance, work and leisure; utilizes public opinion surveys with social, economic and demographic data analysis

  • Government databases and websites for demographics, etc.

****Census Bureau

American FactFinder

American Community Survey

Census 2010 Demographic Profiles

ChicagoPop Center Research – social demography surveys on families, health, poverty, inequality, etc.

Historical United States Census Data Browser

Population and Household Economic statistical reports listed by topic

Vermont Center for Rural Studies (U.S. Census Bureau's VT State Data Center)

  • Criminal Justice

Correction Population in the United States, 2010 appendix table 3 has demographics by sex and race and age

Census of Jails

  • Education

Digest of Education Statistics

Department of Education

  • Economic / Social

Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire demographics/trends

BestPlaces.net—city info, data, stats

ChicagoPop Center Research – social demography resources on families, health, poverty, inequality, etc.

The Cost of Raising Children

Population and Household Economic statistical reports listed by topic

Bureau of Economic Analysis 

Economic Census 

Economic Indicators key economic indicators from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau

Economic Statistics Briefing Room provides basic, current economic indicators from the White House with links to eight subject areas: employment, income, international, money, output, prices, production, and transportation

  • Employment

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Vermont 2008 OES State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

  • Environment

“Lifestyle choices affect U.S. Impact on environment” from Population Reference Bureau http://www.prb.org/Articles/2006/LifestyleChoicesAffectUSImpactontheEnvironment.aspx

“Population and environment” from Rand Corporation  http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB5045/index1.html

"Environment" from http://unstats.un.org/unsd/environment_main.htm 

  • Health

CDC home page: http://www.cdc.gov/DataStatistics/

Alan Guttmacher Institute sexual and reproductive health

American Association of Suicidology dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide

Injury Mortality Reports

Vermont Dept. of Health

  • Immigration / Refugees

Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Immigration Statistics from the Department of Homeland Security

United Nations High Commission on Refugees

  • Religion

Religion Statistics and Geography—Church Statistics

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