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Links 1 through 10 of 46 by Warner Memorial Library | Eastern University tagged Statistics

"ICPSR serves as an impressive gateway to more than 500,000 downloadable digital files of statistical data related to the social sciences. Linear and graphic links on the well-designed main page lead to sections for locating and analyzing data; obtaining instructions on archiving data with ICPSR; viewing information on collaborative efforts with other groups; and accessing teaching resources. [...] Users may browse files by topic, geographic area via interactive maps, investigators, and summaries." -- CHOICE

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"Icelandic-based DataMarket is a dual service platform. The free component of the site provides access to data sets from a wide range of public and private data providers, such as the World Bank, the UN, Eurostat, the International Monetary Fund, the US Government Printing Office, the US Geological Survey, and British Petroleum. [...] The breadth of statistical data provided and the ability to craft a variety of graphic representations of combined data sets make this site useful to all researchers." -- CHOICE

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"With the motto "Explore, Create, Share- Developmental Data," this resource offers a bank of free statistics from reputable sources worldwide. The reinvented website provides individuals with a truly interactive and streamlined experience." -- CHOICE

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'Gapminder World is the primary product of the Gapminder Web site, and it provides a dramatic visual presentation of data and statistical time series. Founded in 2005, Gapminder is registered as a Swedish foundation. The Web site allows comparison of countries by displaying charts and maps on the fly for some 500 indicators (relating to health, income, education, energy, the environment, technology, and more). This free resource draws data from traditional sources, such as the United Nations, World Bank, and OECD, and from lesser-known sources such as the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters and British Petroleum." -- CHOICE

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"The Department of Agriculture conducts the Census of Agriculture every five years. Scheduled next for 2012, the Census provides a consistent, uniform, and detailed account of basic agricultural data. As a component of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the format and menu bar of the Census conform to those of other units within the USDA." -- CHOICE

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"This site presents spatial data on terrestrial- and marine-protected areas, compiled by the United Nations Environmental Programme and the International Union for Conservation of Nature's World Commission on Protected Areas. An annual data set release is available for download by registered parties that agree to use the information noncommericially." -- CHOICE

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"One of several major initiatives from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count Data Center is dedicated to building better futures for disadvantaged children in the US. It provides access to data from hundreds of measures of child well-being. These data are gathered from sources including the foundation's popular Data Book and The Right Start for America's Newborns, augmented by local data from the 53 institutions to which the foundation gives grant money." -- CHOICE

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"This well-planned Web site provides information from federal government agencies on seven major industries. The industries- agriculture, banking, energy, environment, health and safety, housing, and transportation- appear as hyperlinked headings at the top center of the page. Site design is superior, displaying three to five of the best data resources for each industry." -- CHOICE

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"WISQARS is a very useful consolidation of several other efforts of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), which in turn is a research-coordination project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)." -- CHOICE

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"FRASER, created by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis to provide access to historical economic statistical publications, releases, and documents, is a great example of a digital archive project. The statistical publications on the site were previously available only in printed form." -- CHOICE

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