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  • This search provides industry reports from First Research, Business Monitor International, ICD Research, the Just Series (autos, drinks, food, & style), Acquisdata, and other publishers.

  • CenStats provides access to several popular Census Bureau databases, including: Building Permits, Census Tract Street Locator, County Business Patterns, International Trade Data, Detailed Occupation by Race, Hispanic Origin and Sex, USA Counties, and 1990 Public Law 94-171 Data.

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    Congress.gov is the updated replacement to THOMAS.gov. The new Congress.gov platform enhances access through features such as videos explaining the legislative process, compatibility with mobile devices, and a user-friendly presentation.

    An essential database for criminology, and public and international affairs, Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Printing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service.

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    Discover research data, including data studies, data sets from a wide range of international data repositories and connect them with the scientific literature to track data citation. Part of Web of Science.

  • This five-volume reference work reflects thirty years of new data and scholarship. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field.

  • This database contains proprietary information of more than 40,000 public and non-public companies, 600 industries, and 225,000 key executives.  Provides easy access to the most thorough and up-to-date business information available. Part of ProQuest Central.

  • ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction.

    Currently available from on campus only.

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    Key Business Ratios on the Web (KBR) provides immediate online access to competitive benchmarking data. This powerful tool lets researchers examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B®’s database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios (users choose a one-year or three-year set of ratios) for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.

  • News, business, communication studies, criminology, foreign languages and literatures, legal and reference information.

  • From the North Carolina central repository of demographic and statistical data.

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    In-depth business information on companies in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia-Pacific as well as emerging markets, with the ability to search for companies by name, by geography, or across industries. Allows access to business resoures for global company and industry information. You can find information pertaining to 6.4 million companies and industries across the world.

  • Created by Oxford Analytica, this multi-disciplinary database helps students research and analyze the impact of probable developments on the business climate. It provides analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance and evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework. Articles are compiled by an international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing. Part of ProQuest Central.

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    Public opinion polls.

  • Contains environmental science related full-text articles, access to figures and tables within articles, environmental impact statements, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (ESPM). ESPM provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences drawn from over 10,000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications. Comparable to EBSCOhost Environment Complete.

  • This database offers international market research overviews focusing on more than 40 industries in over 40 countries worldwide, including regional summaries. It's a unique source for market research data, offering worldwide market data for a broad range of industries and regions. It provides market size, share, forecasts and segments. Part of ProQuest Central.

  • North Carolina economic and population statistics, county profiles.

  • New!

    Statista aggregates statistical information on over 60,000 topics from more than 18,000 sources, including market research institutes, trade organizations, scientific journals, government databases, and many other private and public resources.  

  • The Statistical Abstract is the best known and most popular single source of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. This database is designed to serve as a convenient, easy-to-use statistical reference source and as a guide to statistical publications and sources.

  • U.S. Census Bureau. A free online resource for statistical business information.

  • The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has launched an internet-based data service for the global user community. It brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point from which users can now search and download a variety of statistical resources of the UN System.

  • Women and Social Movements in the United States brings together primary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, book reviews, Web site reviews, and teaching tools, all documenting the multiplicity of women’s activism in public life.

  • Includes the full text of all of the Almanac titles: The World Almanac and Book of Facts; The World Almanac of the U.S.A.; The World Almanac of US Politics; The World Almanac for Kids; and the Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia.

  • World Development Indicators Online, published by the World Bank, is a comprehensive database of development information covering more than 575 indicators, 225 countries, and 18 regional and income groups. The extensive collection includes data on population, income, social, economic, financial, natural resources and environmental indicators from 1960 onwards.