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American FactFinder from the U.S. Census Bureau makes it easy to find and download statistics about population, education, housing, industry, and business. American FactFinder includes data from the American Community Survey and the Decennial Census. To see examples of American FactFinder data, try these links for Weatherford or Oklahoma.

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  • Vendor: U.S. Census Bureau
  • Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.

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  • Publisher: U.S. Department of Justice

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision making.

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  • Vendor: U.S. Department of Labor
  • Publisher: U.S. Department of Labor

Chemical References

Use the resources below for information about chemical names, structures, and properties. These resources can be searched by chemical name, CAS Registry Number, molecular formula or weight, InChIKey, or by structure.

  • ChemBioFinder
    A chemistry and biology index to nearly 2 million compounds. Entries typically include links to additional information from other websites. (Free registration required.)
  • ChemIDplus
    Detailed information on over 400,000 chemicals, including links to relevant journal citations in TOXLINE and PubMed MEDLINE.
  • ChemSpider
    A chemical structure database providing fast access to over 34 million structures, properties, and associated information. (Also see SyntheticPages for chemical reactions.)
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  • Publisher: Varies

FRED Economic Data offers a wealth of economic data and information to promote economic education and enhance economic research. FRED is updated regularly and allows 24/7 access to regional and national financial and economic data. FRED is a service of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

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  • Vendor: U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • Publisher: U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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Glassdoor provides a growing database with millions of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, office photos and more. This information is shared by employees of the companies profiled in the Glassdoor database. Users may also browse job listings and use Glassdoor to facilitate connections with employers and employees using Facebook.

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  • Publisher: Glassdoor

Hoover's provides comprehensive company profiles containing company overviews and histories, including some coverage of private companies. Use Hoover'sto find product/brand name listings, competitors, officer names and salaries, product segmentation data, subsidiaries, and financial data, including access to annual reports and SEC filings.

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  • Publisher: Hoover's, Inc.

InCites

Use InCites both to compare journals and scientific publications and to evaluate researcher and institution productivity.

  • InCites Essential Science Indicators provides data for ranking scientists, institutions, countries, and journals based on publication counts and citation data.
  • InCites Journal Citation Reports is a tool for evaluating and comparing journals using citation data. Journal Citation Reports is the only source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all specialties in the areas of science, technology, and social sciences.

Impact factor is a measure of the frequency with which the average article in a journal has been cited in a particular year.

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  • Vendor: Thomson Reuters
  • Publisher: Thomson Reuters

Issues and Controversies provides up-to-date, in-depth and objective information on prominent and hotly debated issues. It combines objective analysis with clear explanations of opposing points of view. Chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information augment the balanced, accurate coverage of current and historical events.

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  • Publisher: Infobase Learning

LexisNexis provides searchable access to a wide spectrum of full-text information from over 5,600 sources, including newspapers, broadcast transcripts, and court proceedings.

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  • Publisher: LexisNexis

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES collects, collates, analyzes, and reports complete statistics on the condition of American education; conducts and publishes reports; and reviews and reports on education activities internationally.

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  • Vendor: U.S. Department of Education
  • Publisher: U.S. Department of Education

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) provides statistical information to guide actions and policies which improve the health of the American people. As the Nation's principal health statistics agency, NCHS provides accurate, relevant, and timely health data. NCHS is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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  • Vendor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Publisher: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

As one of the world's largest repositories of U.S. Government-sponsored research results, NTRL offers fast and easy access to more than 2.2 million titles, with links to over 700,000 digitized full-text technical reports. (Note: You must register to view digitized NTRL reports. Registration is free.)

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  • Vendor: U.S. Dept. of Commerce
  • Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database that provides essays presenting multiple sides of a current issue. Each topic has an overview, point/counterpoint argument, and a Critical Thinking Guide. Example topics include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Israel and the Palestinians, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, and many others

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  • Publisher: EBSCO

Search and browse these Salem History titles and series:

  • The 50 States
  • The Decades series
  • Defining Documents in American History
  • Encyclopedia of American Immigration
  • Great Events from History
  • Great Lives from History
  • The Innovators series
  • and more …
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  • Publisher: Salem Press

As one of the largest statistics portals worldwide, Statista professionally gathers and compiles data from numerous institutes and sources. Users have access to statistics on more than 80,000 topics from over 18,000 individual sources covering a wide variety of disciplines, including business, education, health, political science, technology, and more. Business statistics are available for over 170 different industry sectors.

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  • Vendor: statista.com
  • Publisher: statista.com