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Data Planet and Statista
Begin your research with these two statistical aggregators that provide access to much of the data contained in the federal government agency and private organization web sites linked elsewhere on this page.
A repository of vast amounts of statistical data.
Access to 1 million statistics – ready to use in PPT, XLS and PNG.
The resources provided here are a starting point for locating data and statistics from government sources, including population totals for geographic areas. While no resource is exhaustive, these represent excellent starting points for many queries.
The Government Documents Librarian is available to help you find any data you need: please email or call Kevin Garewal for additional research assistance.
American FactFinder 2
The Census Bureau's system for accessing data from the 2010 census, the American Community Survey, and the 2007 Economic Census is updated on an ongoing basis. Use the Community Facts or Guided Search to quickly retrieve data, or the Advanced Search for more complex queries.
Northern Ohio Data & Information Service
NODIS is a member of the State Data Center Network, which compiles and distributed statistical reports for individual states and regions.
Search the Federal government's portal for data sets related to a wide range of topics.
Find government resources associated with a specific topic.
U.S. Government Manual
Use this resource to learn more about federal agencies. This annual publication describes the structure and function of the Federal government. It describes the responsibilities of each agency.
Ohio State Agency Databases
This is an annotated list of databases produced by Ohio State Agencies listed by producing agency. The list is maintained by the Government Documents Round Table of the American Library Association.
Like all resources, datasets should be cited whenever they are used in a publication, paper, presentation, or assignment. Here are some guides to citing data:
Help with American FactFinder 2
There are many free resources available to get you started with finding Census data, American Community Survey data, and data from the Economic Census using American FactFinder 2. Here are a few of the best:
The Government Documents Librarian is available to help you find any data you need: please email or call Ian McCullough for additional research assistance.