This easy-to-use alphabetically arranged dictionary serves as a guide to current sources of factual quantitative information on approximately 29,300 specific subjects, incorporating more than 118,000 citations and 1,400 sources. Statistics Sources provides the widest possible range of print and nonprint, published and unpublished, and electronic and other forms of U.S. and international statistical data on industrial, business, social, educational, financial and other topics.
Features & Benefits
- Subject and geographical arrangements of STATISTICS SOURCES's main section, as well as its appendixes, help users to more efficiently locate important statistical information.
- Selected Bibliography section provides an annotated guide to a group of major, general statistical compendia and related works, and includes dictionaries of terms, almanacs, census publications, periodical sources, and guides to machine-readable and online data sources.
- Telephone Contacts section provides the names and telephone numbers of individuals and agencies within the U.S. federal government with expertise in identifying the most current sources of statistical data.
- Readily leads users to the widest possible range of print and non-print, published and unpublished, and electronic and other forms of U.S. and international statistical sources for economic, business, financial, industrial, cultural, social, educational, and other topics.
- Increases libraries' range of thoroughly analyzed and cited U.S. and international statistical sources.
Additional sources of international statistics are cited in this edition -- particularly for Asian, Southeast Asian, and Middle Eastern countries -- increasing the range of access points within a user's reference shelves.