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ESL

  • General ESL Sites
    • Aardvark’s English-Forum.Com -- Interactive English language exercises covering grammar, vocabulary, and idioms with quizzes and puzzles.
    • BYU-Hawaii Language Center - Provides exercises to accompany CNN’s Newsroom and Worldview for ESL.
    • Comenius English Language Center - Contains monthly idioms and a selection of fables to improve reading comprehension.
    • CNN Learning Resources - Read current and past CNN San Francisco bureau news, listen to the text, and watch short video clips of the stories.
    • Cutting Edge CALL Demos – Lessons and activities provide Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) through video clips, quizzes, and games.
    • Dave’s ESL Café - A variety of exercises and resources on pronunciation, phrasal verbs, slang and idioms.
    • Doug’s Interactive English Language Exercises -- Grammar, vocabulary, listening, and reading activities as well as links to other sites for English language study.
    • EduFind Learning Centre - Contains several sections including The Online English Grammar, The Test Centre, The English Language Clinic, TEFL Teachers' Introductory Course, and Test Your English!
    • EnglishCLUB.Com - Provides instruction on listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. Improve your English through games and quizzes, and find information on tests and schools.
    • English as a 2nd Language at About.com - Resources listed by level (beginning, intermediate, and advanced) and by subject (grammar, listening, pronunciation, reading, vocabulary, etc.).
    • English Language Center Study Zone, University of Victoria, British Columbia - Choose your level and complete the grammar, reading, and vocabulary lessons and exercises.
    • EnglishLearner.Com - Interactive tests and activities for English Learners focusing on grammar, vocabulary, and reading. You can also sign up for free weekly English lessons by email.
    • The English Professor - Activities and exercises dealing with the alphabet, grammar, reading, writing, phonics, and vocabulary, as well as links to other great ESL sites.
    • English-Zone.Com -Students can find lessons and activities on grammar, idioms, verbs, jokes, spelling, reading, and writing. Teachers can find printable materials to use in their classes.
    • ESL Activities for Students - Listening, reading, and grammar/integrated activities based on hot topics that test comprehension and vocabulary.
    • ESL Blue(s) - Makes use of animated and flash grammar, reading and vocabulary activities. The online diagnostic test will help you assess your skill level.
    • ESL Independent Study Lab - Provides links to ESL resources for students and teachers in a variety of areas including grammar, reading, listening, writing, pronunciation, vocabulary, TOEFL, and games.
    • ESL Language Learning Links - Links to web sites containing information on listening and speaking, reading and writing, cultural information, and English for academic purposes.
    • The ESL Study Hall, George Washington University - ESL links broken down by subject: reading, writing, vocabulary, grammar, listening, discussion, conversation, and student site reviews.
    • Houghton Mifflin Education Place - Select your language grade level and choose from graphic organizers, grammar quizzes, and writing rubrics.
    • Interesting Things for ESL Students - Includes a variety of quizzes, word games, word puzzles proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other study materials.
    • Interlink Language Centers Free English – ESL Lessons - Contains free ESL lessons on grammar, vocabulary, listening, reading, writing, spelling, idioms, and pronunciation, as well as a list of resources and links.
    • The Internet TESL Journal – Activities for ESL Students - Over 1,000 activities English as a Second Language students from interactive quizzes, to crossword puzzles, to treasure hunts.
    • Kanto Gakuen University Quiz Center - Provides classroom, alphabetizing and grammar exercises as well as dictionary material.
    • Linguistic Funland - A list of links to ESL teaching materials and books on the Internet.
    • Mr. Aizen's English Learning Page – Contains exercises and lessons on a variety of topics including grammar, vocabulary, idioms, pronunciation, reading, etc.
    • Ohio ESL - Covers the following skill areas: grammar, reading, writing, listening, speaking and vocabulary. You will also find ESL student projects, world news and English language tests.
    • Online Directory of ESL Resources - "The vast majority of the resources in this directory exist on the Web. In a few instances, worthwhile resources that did not have a website were included as long as an e-mail address was available. An attempt was made to find the best resources for ESL, and primarily ESL, on the Web, rather than to include all of the resources that exist on the Web. It was also decided that, except for rare instances, this directory would include resources at the "site" level, rather than at the "Web page" level."
    • OWL, Online Writing Lab at Purdue University - Free, printable handouts on grammar, spelling, writing, and punctuation, as well as separate handouts on English as a Second Language.
    • Peak English by Distance Learning, Inc. - An online interactive English school complete with a placement test, English courses, message boards and games.
    • Pearson Brown English Exercises, EFL Exercises, and ESL Quizzes - Over 250 free exercises on English grammar, vocabulary, and spelling.
    • Virtual Language Center - Contains lessons and exercises on grammar, reading, and vocabulary, as well as a Net Dictionary, a Web Concordancer, and games.
  • ESL Grammar
    • American English as it is Spoken - Listen to and read explanations of contractions used in everyday speech.
    • BBC Words and Pictures - Includes sections on Consonant-Vowel-Consonant words, Consonant Clusters, Long Vowel Sounds, and High Frequency words.
    • Guide to Grammar and Writing - Provides grammar and writing rules for sentences, paragraphs and essays. Take the interactive quizzes or view Powerpoint presentations on various grammar topics.
    • LinguaCenter Grammar Safari - "Hunt" for different grammatical structures on the Internet. Once you’ve found them, you can analyze and compare them to learn more about how different grammar structures are used in "real" English contexts.
    • Monash University Language and Learning Services Unit Grammar - Three comprehensive tutorials on passive voice, verb tenses, and articles.
    • NetGrammar - “Provides extensive grammar practice through a great variety of reading, writing and listening activities. It is suitable for self-directed learning and also as an extension to regular class work.”
    • Tower of English, Idioms/Slang - A list of links to web sites that address idioms and slang words and phrases.
  • ESL Pronunciation
    • 1st International Collection of Tongue Twisters – A collection of tongue twisters in several different languages from all over the world.
    • Animated Alphabet - See how the letters of the alphabet are pronounced with an animated face/mouth.
    • ELEaston Pronunciation - Listen and practice your consonant sounds, vowel sounds, linking, reductions, and stress patterns. Quizzes and spelling exercises are also available.
    • Learning Oral English Online - “An online conversation book compiled for intermediate ESL learners who want to improve their listening and speaking skills.”
    • Okanagan University College English Pronunciation - Contains six units, which focus on a sound or sounds. Activities include a video of the mouth, teeth and tongue in correct position, minimal pairs, tongue twisters and dialogues.
    • Sounds of English - Contains ESL links, handouts from presentations, English pronunciation pages with pictures, sounds, and videos to demonstrate correct pronunciation, and activities and exercises for English pronunciation and listening.
    • The Tongue Twister Database - A list of tongue twisters to improve your pronunciation and vocabulary.
  • ESL Listening
  • ESL Tests

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HEALTH

  • Alternative Medicine - Herbal Medicine
  • Anatomy
    • Anatomy of an EYE
    • The eSkeletons Project - anatomical information for medical students & zoologists - offering a complete human skeleton (that rotates) & more
    • Gray's Anatomy
    • Human Anatomy Online - It’s fun, interactive, and an ideal reference site for students or those who just want to know more about the medical descriptions used by doctors and nurses.
    • Visible Human Server - <Requires Free Registration> - allows users to view three dimensional models of human anatomy
  • Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
  • Drug Information
    • Drugs of Concern - info. about the effects & use of individual drugs
    • Internet Drug Index - data on pharmaceutical drugs, including warnings, interactions, dosages, and overdose treatments. You can search by name (brand or generic) or imprint code (the numbers and letters stamped on pills and capsules)
    • rxlist.com - the Internet drug index - includes warnings, interactions, dosages, and overdose treatments - you can also search by imprint codes, the little numbers engraved on pills
  • General Health Related Information
    • First Aid for Choking - Refresher training on choking for people with First-Aid training
    • About.com Health/Fitness - Specific topics are listed under broad subject categories
    • AMA Physician Select - provides basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions
    • American Institute for Cancer Research - news, research updates, recipes, and free publications as well as tips for good health
    • AmericasDoctor.com - Chat for free with a real-time doctor
    • ANRED: Anorexia nervosa and related eating disorders.
    • APA Help Center - help in coping with common problems at work or in your family.
    • Atlas of Hematology
    • Asthma Attacks: Information and Advice - This site by the American Lung Association provides asthma information and advice on when to use medications to treat symptoms and when to seek medical help.
    • BioEthics - All aspects of ethical issues in medicine & science
    • Bristol Biomedical Image Archive - A collection of about 8500 medical, dental and veterinary images for use in teaching
    • First Aid for Choking - Refresher training on choking for people with First-Aid training
    • The Cholesterol Low Down - includes cookbooks and fact sheets, and visitors can learn about their potential risk factor.
    • Diagnostic Tests - explains diagnostic medical tests, how to prepare for the tests, what happens when the test is performed, risks of the test, & when the results will be known
    • drkoop.com - Empowers consumers to become active, well-informed participants to better manage their health.
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat Info Center - Non-technical explanations & treatment.
    • National EYE Institute - provides a wealth of health information of care and protection of your eyes, including: Diseases and Disorders, Basic Eye Anatomy, Eye Care Resources, and much more.
    • Hardin Meta Directory of Internet Health Sources
    • Health on the Net
    • Healthfinder - Federal health info. site
    • Healthfinder ESPANOL - su guia a la informacion confiable de la salud.
    • The HEART - An online exploration.
    • Men & Heart Disease - An Atlas of Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Mortality - The atlas, which includes more than 200 national & state maps of heart disease mortality, was designed specifically to provide critical data on "geographic, racial, & ethnic inequalities in men's heart disease death rates."
    • Women & Heart Disease: An Atlas of Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Mortality - The atlas, which includes more than 200 national & state maps of heart disease mortality, was designed specifically to provide critical data on "geographic, racial, & ethnic inequalities in women's heart disease death rates."
    • Online Resources for Hispanic Health - Links to Spanish language fact files on various medical conditions, the 1994 Merck Manual in Spanish, and also information for medical professionals on how to deal with patients who speak only Spanish.
    • Injury Prevention for Kids - a guide, for both parents and kids. Covers everything from babyproofing the home through mitigating the hazards of sports, cars, your backyard, fireworks, stranger danger, etc., as well as emergency advice for common injuries.
    • Internet for Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Visiting - Free online tutorial that provides information skills for nurses, midwives, & health visitors, allowing them to make practical use of the Internet in their work. The tutorial contains four main sections - Tour, Discover, Review, & Reflect - & takes approximately one hour to complete. Upon completion of the tutorial, users should be able to identify key Internet resources to support the study, teaching, and/or research for nurses, midwives, & health visitors; explain the differences between various types of Internet search tools; & use effective Internet search & browse techniques. Finally, for those completely unfamiliar with the Web world, the site also contains a glossary to help demystify some Internet terminology.
    • Atlas of Diseases of the Kidney - Five volumes cover the following subjects: DISORDERS OF WATER, ELECTROLYTES, AND ACID-BASE; ACUTE RENAL FAILURE; GLOMERULONEPHRITIS AND VASCULITIS; TUBULOINTERSTITIAL DISEASE; HYPERTENSION; INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER DISEASES; DIALYSIS AS TREATMENT OF END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE; TRANSPLANTATION AS TREATMENT OF END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE.
    • Medical Board of California Physician License Lookup
    • Medical Resources Information for the Consumer
    • MEDLINEplus - health info. site
    • National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. - database of disorders, leading to
      descriptions of the disorders & organizations that can provide further information. Also has an orphan drug database, news, physician booklets,articles & policy papers, & more.
    • NIH Health Information Index 2000 - Covers virtually all healthcare topics & conditions.
    • OncoLink - cancer resources
    • KidsMeds: Providing Pediatric Drug Information to Parents.
    • Public Health Image Library - Images & multimedia files related to public health.
    • QuackWatch - Your guide to health fraud, Quackery, and intelligent decisions.
    • Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Surgery
    • Reports of the U.S. Surgeon General - National Library of Medicine - More than 70 official reports, conference and workshop reports, and proceedings published by the Office of the Surgeon General from 1964 to present. The following topics are among those addressed in the reports and proceedings health consequences of smoking, AIDS and HIV, health promotion, disease prevention mental health, nutrition, obesity, physical activity, aging, oral health, maternal and infant health, sexual health and sexual behavior, suicide prevention, drunk driving, violence, and pornography.
    • Sickle Cell Disease - Provides information on the disease itself but also reveals how the disease is caused, inherited, diagnosed, and treated. Also provided is a glossary of terms related to this inherited disease.
    • Sports Fitness - From MedLine+ - An excellent guide to the basics of nutrition, weight training, exercise.
    • YourSurgery.com - to educate the average individual about their surgery
  • Nutrition
  • Women's Health
    • National Women's Health Information Center - Designed to provide women with authoritative and timely knowledge of a host of women's health issues, the National Women's Health Information Center site (sponsored by the US Department of Health and Human Services) offers a reliable and thorough overview of hundreds of topics and current news briefs. Health topics on the site (which range from abstinence to yellow fever) are alphabetically listed or can also be located by entering keywords. Visitors to the site can also sign up here to receive weekly health tips via email. Along with featuring information on health topics, other issues affecting women are well-represented here, including domestic violence awareness and body image. Also helpful is the fact that the site is also available in Spanish, which will be useful to Spanish-speaking persons and health professionals working with Spanish speakers.
    • North American Menopause Society - information on perimenopause, early menopause, menopause symptoms, long-term health effects of estrogen loss, and a wide variety of therapies to enhance health.
    • WOMEN'S HEALTH - sites offering detailed info. on women's health.
    • Women's Health Interactive

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HISTORY

  • American History
  • California History
  • U.S. Civil War
    • American Civil War Collections - letters & diary entries.
    • The American Civil War Home Page
    • Civil War Cartoons
    • Civil War Photographs - search by keyword, browse by subject, or view by year
    • Civil War Treasures
    • U.S. Civil War Generals - brief listings with birth & death dates, years of service, branch of service, bibliographies of further readings, and in some cases Web sites
    • National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
    • North American Slave Narratives
    • Slavery Images: The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: a Visual Record - "The hundreds of images in this collection have been selected from a wide range of sources, most of them dating from the period of slavery." Search or browse by category.
    • Washington during the Civil War - The Diary of Horatio Nelson Taft, 1861-1865 - digital images & transcriptions of three manuscript volumes "that document daily life in Washington, D. C. The diary details events in Washington during the Civil War years including Taft's connection with Abraham Lincoln and his family. Of special interest is Taft's description of Lincoln's assassination, based on the accounts of his friends and his son, who was one of the attending physicians at Ford's Theatre the night Lincoln was shot, on April 14, 1865.
    • Classics of American Colonial History - Presented by Dinsmore Documentation, Classics of American Colonial History is a research database consisting of scholarly books and articles on American colonial history that, according to the creators, "appear to be of continuing interest." The collection currently offers 22 source materials by 15 different authors. Browseable by author or subject, the collection contains subject categories including Administration, African Americans and Slavery, Economics and Trade, Immigration from Europe, Law, Native Americans, Politics, Religion, and Wars.
    • Digital Library Federation - find links to digitized historical resources - photographs, posters, old newspapers, manuscripts, & more - includes hundreds of collections on topics as diverse as historical advertisements, 19th century sheet music, Civil War photographs & letters, cookbooks from cultures around the world, & photographs & pamphlets from the demonstrations in Seattle against the World Trade Organization.
    • Ghost Town Gallery - photos & links
    • Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History - materials ranging from the colonial period to the present day. The site is divided into three main sections: Resources by Period, Resources by Topic, and the Reference Room. Users looking through the Resources by Period area will find links to online textbook chapters, readings provided by professors from different institutions, and primary source documents. The Resources by Topic section contains similar information, organized around topics such as labor history, legal history, and family. The Reference Room contains other online resources such as links to music of different historical eras and audio recordings of speeches by important figures in American history. A fun feature of the site is the Interactive History area, where users can submit questions to the HyperHistorian and take the 1885 8th grade examination test.
    • Top 100 Speeches
    • Herblock's History: Political Cartoons from the Crash to the Millennium
    • Perry-Castañeda Library - Historical Map Collection - Perhaps one of the best ways of understanding current conflicts, between the Israelis & the Palestinians, or India & Pakistan, for example, is to look at how the maps of those lands changed over history.
    • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum - information about the Library, the Museum, and President Lincoln himself. Provides educational and entertaining material about Lincoln's family, the Lincoln Penny campaign, and selections from President Lincoln's legendary wit, a Lincoln chronology, and a great section on quotes wrongly attributed to President Lincoln.
    • Our Documents - Beginning with the Lee Resolution of June 7th, 1776, and concluding with the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Our Documents is a online repository of primary documents that "reflect our diversity and our unity, our past and our future, and mostly our commitment as a nation to continue to strive to 'form a more perfect union'". This site currently contains 11 primary documents (as of 10/02/02), including full-page scans of each document, along with transcriptions. Three new documents will be added each week, for a total of 100 documents.
    • Political Cartoons and Cartoonists
    • Timeline of the U.S. Presidents - Places the presidents in chronological order, but also shows them in relation to events such as the ratification of the Bill of Rights, the invention of the cotton gin, the Trail of Tears, the Panama Canal, Amelia Earhart's disappearance, etc., & in relation to broad historical patterns like economic boom, the depression, & the cold war.
    • Salem Witch Trials - Documentary Archive and Transcription Project - Includes court records, historical maps, and more.
    • U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848)
  • World War II
    • July 1942: United We Stand - Offered by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, this Web site is an attractive presentation of the early 1940's via magazine covers and commentary about them. The phrase "United We Stand," was adopted by over five hundred magazines as a response to the United States' declaration of war during World War II. In HTML with a skippable Flash intro, the Web site elegantly explains and illustrates the campaign championed by the American press. Scholars, as well as amateur historians and the most casual researchers, should find the site not only worthwhile but also enjoyable. For users less interested in browsing the presentation, the site provides a substantial search page for the 300+ magazine covers in the collection.
  • Genealogy
  • Meso-America
  • Miscellaneous History Sites
    • The Costume Gallery - Over 1,000 Web pages & 2,500 images of fashion & costume
    • Treasures of Ancient EGYPT - The quest for immortality - Online exhibit from the National Gallery of Art. Focusing on the ancient Egyptians notion of immortality, the site utilizes a variety of audio and visual material to bring the visitor into the experience of the exhibit. Using the QuickTime application, visitors can take an interactive tour of the Tomb of Thutmose III, which provides a detailed explication of the symbolic importance of the objects and hieroglyphs in the tomb. Visitors can also experience streaming slideshows that feature the narration of various experts regarding different objects, or if they desire, they can read the transcript instead. The site also has a link to the exhibition's gift shop and different brochures produced in association with the exhibit.
    • A Brief History of Fashion - a guide to fashion in Western civilization. Arranged in chronological order, each section includes images, an explanation of terms, links, bibliography, and a timeline of events of that period
    • Food Time Line - Ever wonder what the Vikings ate when they set off to explore the new world? How Thomas Jefferson made his ice cream? What the pioneers cooked along the Oregon Trail? Who invented the potato chip...and why? This site provides answers and resources to these and many other food timeline related issues.
    • Heroes of the Millennium
    • History A to Z - History encyclopedia - includes photos, maps, sound & video clips
    • The History Net - History- related articles, first person accounts, profiles, photos & interviews
    • Internet History Sourcebooks Project - Public domain and copy-permitted historical texts.
    • Internet Resources in History
    • Museum of Tolerance Online Multimedia Learning Center
    • Reading, Writing and Researching for History: a Guide for College Students - shows students how to read primary and secondary sources, take notes, produce a working bibliography, present a logical argument, cite sources responsibly,and more
    • Timelines - AlternaTime - timelines for History & Cultures, Science & Technology, Arts & Literature, Popular Culture, & Science Fiction
    • Timelinescience - one thousand years of scientific thought - This site mixes chronologies with backgrounders for each time period
    • Voices of the Holocaust
    • A Summons to Comradeship - World War I and II Posters
  • History of Women

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JOB SEARCHING

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BOOKS AVAILABLE ONLINE

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MAPS AND TRAVEL

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MISCELLANEOUS

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MUSIC

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ONLINE JOURNAL ARTICLES

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PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING

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PUBLIC SPEAKING

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STATISTICS

  • ABS's link to Other Statistical Agencies
  • Adherents.com - over 41,000 adherent statistics and religious geography citations - references to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 4,200 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, movements, ultimate concerns, etc.
  • AIDS Statistics 
  • America Votes (Ref JK1967 .A8) <only in the MLK Library, Riverside Campus>
  • AmeriStat - U.S. population issues, trends, & statistics, in graphics & text - Selected topics include Marriage & Family, Population Estimates & Projections, Education, Race & Ethnicity, Income & Poverty, Migration, Foreign-Born Population, Children, Older Population, Political Arithmetic, Fertility, Labor Force & Employment, & Mortality. Sources are cited & links to other Web sites provided
  • Atlas of United States Mortality - leading causes of death by race & sex for small U.S. geographic areas
  • US & World Avalanche Accident Statistics
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics Home Page 
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Bureau of Transportation Statistics - Affiliated with the U.S. Department of Transportation, this site furnishes statistics on many aspects of transportation, including airline, international, state and local, and commodity flow. Also check out the National Transportation Library, which provides an easy means of browsing transportation statistics by major category, including Railroad Transportation, Freight, Laws and Regulations, and more.
  • Business Rankings Annual (Ref HG4050 .B88) <at all 3 campus libraries>
  • Business Statistics of the United States (Ref HC101 .A13122) <at all 3 campus libraries>
  • California Dept. of Health Services - HEALTH STATISTICS - Provides an interactive Internet interface to obtain tabular summaries & statistical reports from California's birth & death vital statistics databases.
  • California Institute for County Government - includes county profiles with financial,
    economic, & demographic statistics for each county in the state
  • Census 2000 Briefs - first analysis of Census 2000 population and housing topics - Includes: Overview of Race and Hispanic Origin; Population Change and Distribution: 1990-2000; The Hispanic Population; The White Population: 2000; The Black Population: 2000; Congressional Apportionment; Households and Families: 2000;Gender: 2000 
  • First Census 2000 Results - Resident population & apportionment counts
  • CensusScope - provides census data for states, counties, and metropolitan areas. Represented by charts, maps, and rankings, the data includes information such as multiracial and population growth, population by race, age structure, and family structure. The site is easily navigable, the charts and maps are concise and comprehensive, and the rankings are easy to follow. On the whole, an excellent resource site for anyone interested in national statistics and analysis.
  • Census Tract Street Locator - provides 1990 census data for each census tract. Information can be found by State of County and a street name, or by street name or specific address and a ZIP Code. The census information includes geographical codes such as area name, 105th Congressional district number, tract number, state code, and county code. The census data includes race or origin, household type or relationship, age and citizenship, education level, sex and employment status. Users can compare data for other census tract.
  • Centers for Disease Control 
  • ChildStats.gov - statistical reports on the status of U.S. children & their families
  • State of the Cities Data System - provides data for individual Metropolitan Areas, Central Cities, & Suburbs
  • Community Information by Zip Code - provides links to selected Internet sources for
    statistical data on population, education, health, environment, business, & politics which can be retrieved by entering a zip code
  • Counting California - "...committed to enhancing California citizens' access to the growing range of social science & economic data produced by government agencies....Counting
    California's single interface enables users access to actual raw data compiled by federal, state, & local agencies, & also allows users to collate & integrate data by topic, geography, title, & provider." This is an attractive, powerful tool presenting information in a variety of formats. Many of the tables can be redrawn as graphs. Data can be download as .csv or .xml files. Includes Quick Facts for California & each county. Searchable.
  • Uncle Sam's Reference Shelf: County and City Data Book - contains official population and housing data from the 2000 Census plus business and other data for all US counties, cities with 25,000 or more inhabitants, and places of 2,500 or more inhabitants. Information includes percent population change by state; counties with populations of one million or more; top 40 cities by population; state, county, and city area and population; population by age, race, and sex; relevant maps, and much more. The PDF files include easy-to-read tables and graphs making the information an easily-accessible source of the country's latest geographic data.
  • County and City Data Book (Ref HA202 .A36) <at all 3 campus libraries>
  • Crime and Justice Data Online - law enforcement and crime statistics from the US Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics.
  • Crime in the United States 2000 - The FBI's report on United States' crime levels. Data in the report are compiled from approximately 17,000 law enforcement agencies as part of the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program. The report, which contains detailed tables and charts throughout, is available in seven sections in .pdf format only. Sections include a summary, crime index offenses reported and cleared, persons arrested, an analysis of motor vehicle theft, and a section on law enforcement personnel.
  • Crime Statistics - Poynter Online
  • Criminal Record Systems Statistics, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics - information, reports, & statistics on criminal history records, sex offender registries, & background checks for firearms transfers
  • CyberAtlas - links to research reports tracking general usage, as well as usage breakdowns by Web site, demographic, locale, and computing platform
  • Datapedia of the United States (Ref HA202 .K87) <Norco & Moreno Valley Campus Libraries, only> - Datapedia of the United States presents the most significant historical statistics of the United States in 23 selected areas from 1776 to 1990. In some areas, such as demography, where projections are possible, the data are extended to 2010
  • Economic Statistics Briefing Room - An Internet site maintained by the White House to provide easy access to current Federal economic indicators.
  • Education Statistics - produced by the National Center for Education Statistics, a federal agency
  • Digest of Education Statistics, 2001 - This report provides "a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of education from pre-kindergarten through graduate school." Topics covered by the Digest include information on the number of US schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, and graduates, as well as information on educational attainment, finances, Federal funds for education, employment and income of graduates, libraries, technology, and international comparisons.
  • Educational Rankings Annual (Ref LB2331.63 .E34) <at all 3 campus libraries> - Provides a collection of rankings and lists on education, compiled from educational and general interest published sources.
  • Facts on File (Ref D410 .F3) <at all 3 campus libraries>
  • Fast Facts About U.S. Women - U.S. Census Bureau's site provides comparisons between the sexes in the areas of education, earnings, income & poverty, jobs, population distribution, marriage & family, sports & recreation, computer use & voting
  • FEDSTATS
    • The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by over 70 governmental agencies for public use. Statistics include the latest social and economic indicators, the Statistical Abstract of the United States, and regional statistics. This site may be searched by keyword, agency, or program.
  • Food Surveys (Food & Nutrition Information Center) - information & statistics about American eating habits & their consequences
  • FreeDemographics.com - access to U.S. Census 1990 data and U.S. Census 2000 Dress Rehearsal Data
  • Frequently Requested Tables from the Statistical Abstract
  • Government Information Sharing Project - Demographic and Economic Information
  • Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics (Ref HD8051 .A63) <at all 3 campus libraries>
  • Highway Statistics Series - from the U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration
  • U.S. Census Bureau Housing Topics - American Housing Survey for 1997 data on the
    nation's housing, including apartments, single-family homes, mobile homes, & vacant housing units. Data are shown for household characteristics, income, housing & neighborhood quality, housing costs, equipment & fuels, size of housing unit, & recent movers. Historical Tables shows trends since the first housing census in 1940. There is also data on home ownership, affordability, market absorption of apartments, & New York City specifically. Some documents require Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • InfoNation - Provides up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations. Includes geographic and social indicators as well as demographic and economic.
  • Information Plus (Ref HN59.2 .I53) <at all 3 campus libraries>
  • Injury Facts - (Ref HA217 .A4) <at all 3 campus libraries>
  • International Data Base (IDB) - An excellent, interactive, searchable database of international demographics and socioeconomic statistics on 227 countries and dependencies. IDB is a product of the US Census Bureau's International Programs Center.
  • International Labor Statistics - provides international comparisons of hourly compensation 
    costs; productivity & unit labor costs; labor force, employment & unemployment rates; & consumer prices
  • International Marketing Data and Statistics (Ref HA42 .I56) <at all 3 campus libraries>
  • Internet Stats - links to the numerous online sites which provide statistics about everything under the sun
  • Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey - Data from a monthly household survey providing "a comprehensive body of information on the employment and unemployment experience of the nation's population, classified by age, sex, race, and a variety of other characteristics." Includes how the government measures unemployment; definitions of labor force concepts; usual weekly earnings of wage and salary workers; employment situation of Vietnam-era veterans; college enrollment and work activity of high school graduates; summer employment and unemployment among youth; union members; worker displacement; workers on flexible and shift schedules; and national and local unemployment statistics. From the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report  
  • National Center for Health Statistics 
  • National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
  • Occupational Employment Statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • POPClocks - watch the ever growing population with Website counters that display the statistics for the USA and the world.
  • Population, Demographics, Economics & Social Science Databases
    • An online index to many major national and international statistical sites. 
  • Population Reference Bureau
    • A non-profit organization dedicated to providing timely, objective information on U.S. and international population trends.
  • Religion Statistics - Statistics covering membership in "over 4,000 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, movements, ultimate concerns, etc." Indexes of religion by country and by name; statistics on largest communities of religions by countries and states of the U. S.; religious affiliations of U. S. presidents and current members of Congress.
  • Adherents.com - over 41,000 adherent statistics and religious geography citations -- references to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 4,200 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, movements, ultimate concerns, etc.
  • Report on the American Workforce - wages, benefits, productivity, & working conditions
  • Social Statistics Briefing Room 
    • An Internet site maintained by the White House to provide easy access to current Federal social statistics.
  • Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics (or in paper copy in the Riverside campus Library as well as the Norco campus Library - Ref HV7245 .N37)
  • State and County QuickFacts - census information for national, state, & county levels. Tables include People Facts, Business Facts, & Geographical Facts 
  • State and Metropolitan Area Data Book
  • State Health Facts - click on a state on the map or choose a state name from the list to get health facts
  • State of the Cities Data System - provides data for individual Metropolitan Areas, Central Cities, & Suburbs
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States 2001
  • Statistical Record of Children (Ref HQ767.8 .S73) <Riverside City & Norco Campus Libraries, only>
  • Statistical Record of Women Worldwide (Ref HQ1150 S73) <at all 3 campus libraries>
  • Statistical Resources on the Web - produced by the Univ. of Michigan
  • STAT-USA - An agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic and Statistics Administration, STAT-USA produces, maintains, and disseminates the most extensive government-sponsored business, economic and trade information data bases available anywhere in the world. Includes National Trade Data Bank (NTDB), Economic Bulletin Board, Global Business Procurement Opportunities and the Bureau of Economic Analysis Economic Information 
  • National TRANSPORTATION Statistics - Annual report on the nationwide use of planes, trains, automobiles, & boats. Includes statistics on the extent of our network of roads, rails, airports, & water facilities
  • Uniform Crime Reports for the United States or Crime in the United States as it is also known (or in paper copy in the Norco, Moreno Valley and Riverside city campus libraries at: Ref HV6787 A3) 
  • United Nations' Monthly Bulletin of Statistics For full information you must pay to subscribe to the site, however, a small free area provides a sampling of UN data in numerous categories.
  • U.S. Economic Indicators - Highlights from Census Bureau's latest economic indicators.
  • U.S. Economy at a Glance - Recent monthly economic data for the United States and each of the 50 states. Data also available for regional and metropolitan areas. Entries include unemployment rate, average hourly earnings, consumer & producer prices indexes, etc.
  • U.S. Historical Census Data - on people & the economy for each state & county from 1790 to 1960
  • USA Statistics in Brief - USA Statistics in Brief is a supplement to the Statistical Abstract of the United States and presents national summary data and state population estimates in categories ranging from population to energy to foreign commerce.
  • VIVA Government and Statistical Page - A good collection of links to sites containing Virginia, U.S., and International government and statistical information.
  • Voting & Registration Data - statistics from the Current Population Survey on U.S. voting & voter registration by various demographic & socioeconomic characteristics
  • WOMEN - Fast Facts About U.S. Women - U.S. Census Bureau's site provides comparisons between the sexes in the areas of education, earnings, income & poverty, jobs, population distribution, marriage & family, sports & recreation, computer use & voting.
  • Worldwide Census Information
  • Xist.org - Global statistics - The site is divided into several parts. There are parts dealing with the regions of the world & the countries belonging to that region. Then there is a more global part with statistics on every country of the world. There is also a part with rankings. The most, largest, longest, wealthiest, etc.
  • Your Nation - Ever wonder which countries have the highest unemployment or lowest birth rates? Drawing from the CIA Factbook & other sources, this site allows you to compare characteristics for two countries, find the top & bottom five countries for any characteristic, or summarize data for a particular country. There are more than 80 characteristics to choose from, from literacy to transportation to technology.
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