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Current national statistical compendia

Current national statistical compendia

a bibliographic checklist

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Published by Greenwood Press in [Westport, Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistics -- Bibliography,
  • Yearbooks -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Bonnie Canning.
    ContributionsCanning, Bonnie
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7552 C8 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 49 leaves.
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19361188M

    For librarians and researchers, the Statistical Abstract provides not only immediate access to data, it also provides valuable leads via the source notes. This document, How to Cite a Data Setexplains all of the citation elements to consider for inclusion and formats them in author-date style. Except as indicated, figures are for the United States as presently constituted. Create maps and reports from data you select from over datasets.

    However, in the s and s the increasingly conservative Republican Party gradually overtook the Democrats in the southeast. Read on below for some general rules It has begun to fill such important data gaps as passenger and freight movements, and it has brought together a large volume of transportation data in formats that are accessible to a wide range of users. BTS has demonstrated its capability to use the latest technologies for data delivery and to remain sensitive to its customers' expressed needs.

    Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, As of the U. Global and regional statistical compendia issued by international organizations are included. Editor Is there a person or team responsible for compiling or editing the data set? The distributor is the organization that makes the data set available for downloading and use.


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Also, very practically, when the Census Bureau abandons compiling certain statistics, will private entities pick up the slack? To date, BTS has functioned primarily as a data compilation and dissemination agency. Since President Obama's budget came out in February, the plan to discontinue it -- offered reluctantly by the Census director and the Commerce Department -- has ruffled feathers among librarians, historians and journalists.

By James T. However, you may consider including the most complete citation information possible and retaining publisher information even in the case of electronic resources. These statistical abstracts are generally issued by the national statistical offices of foreign governments and contain country-level data not easily found elsewhere.

This document, How to Cite a Data Setexplains all of the citation elements to consider for inclusion and formats them in author-date style. Two programs that were recently transferred to BTS, the Office of Airline Information and the Motor Carrier Statistics Program, currently operate under regulations that provide for the release of data about individual businesses.

The result is that considerable data are available about various aspects of transporta- tion, but often the data are not comparable and not designed to inform policy issues that require a cross-modal, system-wide perspective. The edition contains updated information from current publications, including the number and types of endangered species as of July When was the data set posted online?

It has yet to evolve into a statistical agency that fulfills a broad mandate to improve trans- portation data to address users' information needs. This dynamic edition features table-specific capabilities for narrowing results by source, data date, subject, and type of data breakdown.

Librarians need to cultivate a mindset and skills to ferret out helpful information, sometimes in unusual or unexpected places. Detroit: Wayne State University. Mostly current publications. ProQuest continued the series, in co-operation with Bernan Press. Development of key indicators will also help BTS identify data sources that are needed for indicators that should receive priority attention for evaluation and improvement.

They are professionals at what they do, and I think that our policy-makers benefit from their expertise as they work through the issues of the day.

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There is no truly good alternative to the Statistical Abstract in terms of providing both convenience and breadth. Statistics for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and for Island Areas of the United States are included in many state tables and are supplemented by information in Section It should also be authorized by the department to appoint an associate director at the Senior Executive Service level with extensive statistical knowledge and experience to direct methodological research, develop and over- see the implementation of data quality standards, and oversee programs for data evaluation and improvement.

BTS must now begin to focus on data quality, including comparability, accuracy or biasand variability. It noted that sales of the abstract have ebbed and flowed in recent years, rising from 2, in to 3, inthen falling to 1, in and 1, in Dec 18,  · Political, economic, financial, and social data for over countries, in most cases back to Also included current and historical risk rankings.

By the company that produces the Political Risk Yearbook. National Statistical Agencies Often the best (or only) place to find subnational data is from a country's own statistical office.

Finding Data & Statistics: Country Statistics & Data

Author: Andrew Dudash. The editors at ProQuest have endeavored to continue the tradition established by the Census Bureau Statistical Compendia Branch.

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Like its predecessors, the ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is designed to serve as a convenient volume for statistical reference and as a guide to other statistical publications and sources. These statistical abstracts are generally issued by the national statistical offices of foreign governments and contain country-level data not easily found elsewhere.

Global and regional statistical compendia issued by international organizations and research firms are also included. Coverage: Subject(s): Sociology, Social Sciences - General. Jan 15,  · Statistical compendia provide a variety of statistics from a variety of sources.

Even if the data that you want are not there, look at the footnotes or source notes for relevant tables for pointers to more comprehensive sources, often having more detailed or comprehensive atlasbowling.com: Barbara Levergood.

Feb 19,  · The Statistical Compendia program is comprised of the Statistical Abstract of the United States and its supplemental products—the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book and the County and City Data Book. To access the most current data, please refer to the organizations cited in the source notes for each table of the Statistical Abstract."Author: Corinne Bishop.

collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program effective October 1, The Statistical Compendium program is comprised of the Statistical Abstract of the United States and its supplemental products - - the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book and the County and City Data Book.

In preparation for the Fiscal Year (FY ).