Mass Media and American Democracy: Research Guide: Find Data & Statistics

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Find Data & Statistics


  • Govistics
    Access to spending information for individual state and local governments across the U.S.
  • IMF eLibrary
    Access to data and statistical tools, as well as books and reports. Topics covered include macroeconomics, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, and poverty reduction.
  • iPoll Databank @ the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
    A comprehensive source for U.S. nationwide public opinion that indexes and reports at question-level, 1935 to present.
  • ISI Emerging Markets
    Provides financial and economic information on emerging market countries.
  • OECD iLibrary
    Includes all OECD books, reports, periodicals and statistical databases. Coverage: 1988 to the present, updated weekly.
  • Pollling the Nations
    Contains polls taken on a variety of subjects all over the world. Each record consists of one poll question and the participants' responses.
  • Statistical Insight
    Statistical information from the U.S. government, international intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), state governments, and private sources. Coverage varies.
  • UNdata
    More than 450 statistical time series for countries from around the world covering a wide range of economic and socio-demographic topics.
  • Voxgov
    Access to news, media and information direct from U.S. government web locations, including: press releases, speeches, transcripts, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
  • World Development Indicators (World Bank)
    WDI is a comprehensive database on development data covering 575 indicators, 225 countries, and 18 regional and income groups. Coverage varies.