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What Can Government Resources Do For You?
The links provided on this page can help you locate statistics and other information that you can use to support your research.
Selected Government Resources
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Primary source for data about education collected by the federal government.
Find population, housing, economic, and other data about the United States and its territories, based on censuses and surveys conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Historical Statistical Abstracts
Browse annual Statistical Abstract of the United States from 1878 to 2012.
NCES Search for Schools
Search by location, school name, district, and more for information including demographics, financial support, staffing, etc.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Part of the Database Offerings in GALILEO, Georgia’s Virtual Library. A comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States, it is a snapshot of America and its people.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
Search for federal publications and provides direct links to materials available online as well as publication information for other historical and current resources.
Search multiple government databases for online resources as well as reports, citations, and articles.
Search government web sites, including federal, state, and some local, and organizes links to various government services and information. Described as "the U.S. Government's official web portal."