Archive for the ‘Data’ Category

Citation indexes now with books, data & conference papers

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 - Kristin Nielsen

Web of Science has expanded its suite of citation indexes beyond journal articles. Researchers may now mine bibliographies published in books, conference proceedings, and data sets and studies. Despite the name, Web of Science covers all disciplines. The new databases include: Book Citation Index (2005 - present) Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990-present) Data Citation ...

New Research Guide on GIS Data

Monday, September 20th, 2010 - phoebe

The UGA Map Library has published a new guide giving an overview of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) users and resources available on campus.  It includes a list of campus departments, institutes, and other groups using GIS (if your group is not listed, contact the Map Library to have it added!); ...

New Subject Guide: The Economy in Georgia

Monday, May 24th, 2010 - phoebe

UGA librarian Sheila Devaney has published a new subject guide titled The Economy in Georgia: An A to Z Guide to Reference Sources.  This guide covers resources for current and historical information, including data and statistics, on Georgia economic issues, listed in a handy alphabetical format by topic, from Agriculture, ...

Followup on Census Data

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 - phoebe

My sharp colleagues in the Reference Department pointed out that I missed a key source of census data at the county level in my last post about finding census data - the GALILEO database Social Explorer, to which we recently subscribed. Using Social Explorer, I can easily generate reports for Clarke ...

Question of the Week: Census!

Thursday, April 1st, 2010 - phoebe

April first is the official day for the 2010 census count - the forms request that you count all the people living in your household today (no foolin')! Two librarians worked together last night to answer a census-related question: the questioner was interested in tracking the growth of the Hispanic or ...

Social Explorer: New Census Resource in GALILEO

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 - phoebe

Social Explorer is now available in GALILEO.  This is a great addition to the library's census resources! Covers U.S. Census of population data from 1790 to present. Easy creation of thematic maps and downloading a folder of them into a powerpoint file. Retrieve spreadsheet-compatible data tables using a similar interface to census.gov's American Factfinder ...

Need Statistics? Start with our Subject Guide.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 - phoebe

Data Services librarian Sheila Devaney has recently put together a new guide to Finding Statistics at the UGA Libraries.  It's a great place to start getting oriented to the many sources of stats we have, including Linked annotated lists of top resources. Lists of resources by topic (Agriculture, Criminal Justice, Education, Weather, ...

New Business and Econ Research Databases site

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 - Amy Watts

The UGA Libraries subscribe to more than 50 databases containing statistical data, reports, and articles for research in business and economics.  Mode of access and restrictions vary by database.  To help UGA researchers identify useful databases and find out how to access them please see our ...

State’s Statistical Register Goes Online

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008 - Jean Cleveland

Curious about how many votes George Busbee received when he ran for governor in 1974? Wondering how many times Mickey Mouse has been written in as a candidate for office? Answers to those questions and a plethora of others are available via computer since the Georgia Official and Statistical Register is ...

Global Market Information Database added to GALILEO@UGA

Thursday, April 24th, 2008 - UGA Libraries

Our subscription to the Global Market Information Database has been activated for access on and off campus. This is a major marketing database. It contains over 4,000,000 statistics on industries, countries, and consumers. Most countries of the world are represented, eighty of them in depth. Although data generally ...