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Agricultural Statistics
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
From the USDA, this e-resource is published each year to meet the diverse need for reliable information on agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns. Contains editions from 1994 to present.
American Factfinder (U.S. Census Bureau)
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.
Beef Industry Statistics (National Cattlemen's Beef Association)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Current beef industry statistics and links to other beef industry issues.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (United States)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Compiled by the United States Department of Labor, this website provides a wealth of information and statistics about U.S. employment, economics, inflation, and productivity. International information is available as well.
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Government Images Statistics / Weights / Measures
Information on specific health and safety topics, public health image library, state and national data sets on health and disease as well as environmental health and emergency preparedness and more.
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Offers a comprehensive and easily searchable collection of more than 10,000 journal articles, books, research reports and government documents from the many disciplines related to child care and early education. Created by the National Center for Children in Poverty of Columbia University.
CIA World Factbook
Government
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Country Information (from UNESCO)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
A primary source for cross-nationally comparable statistics on education, science and technology, culture, and communication for more than 200 countries and territories.
Country Studies
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
CountryWatchLogin Required
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures
Includes country reviews, data, maps, intelligence briefings, specials reports and more.
Crime in the United States (FBI) & UCR Publications
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
An annual publication in which the FBI compiles the volume and rate of violent and property crime offenses for the nation and by state. Individual law enforcement agency data are also provided for those contributors supplying 12 months complete offense data. This report also includes arrest, clearance, and law enforcement employee data. Other UCR publications on this web site include Law Enforcement Officers Killed & Assaulted, Hate Crime Statistics,and National Incident-Based Reporting System.
Culture GramsLogin Required
Encyclopedia Information Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
Provided by the Wyoming State Library, Culture Grams provides demographic, political, economic, climate, and social statistical information and maps about world countries, states, and Canadian provinces.
Developing Countries - Data (World Bank)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
World Bank (www.worldbank.org) provides data on countries around the world. Find developing countries under "income" levels.
Digest of Educational Statistics (from NCES)
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The Digest includes a selection of data from many sources, both government and private, and draws especially on the results of surveys and activities carried out by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
EDGAR
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
(Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system) Access to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's database of information filed by companies that are required to do so by federal law (Public companies). SEC requires public companies to disclose meaningful financial and other information to the public so that potential investors can make informed decisions.
Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Complete (Proquest)Login Required
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires that U.S. federal agencies or anyone receiving federal funding prepare detailed analyses of any of their actions that significantly affect the quality of the environment. Almost all developments, such as roads, houses and airports, have an impact on the environment. In recent years, EISs have looked increasingly at biodiversity. Most EIS documents will include a description of major habitats and a list of the plant and animal species present. They also pay particular attention to the presence of threatened species. Where the effects are considered significantly harmful to threatened species, an additional document, the Species Impact Statement (SIS), may also be prepared.
FAOSTAT (Food & Agriculture Statistics)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries.
FedStats
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. government agencies. NOTE: Search this site for table information that was in the Statistical Abstracts of the United States, now discontinued.
Gallup.com
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
With polling data dating back to at least 1952, Gallup.com is a fascinating, authoritative public opinion data resource.
Global Issues in ContextLogin Required
Articles Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures

From Gale, this database provides perspectives on International news, events, health, business, foreign conflict, science, society, politics, women and family and other issues as well as maps, history and other tools.

HeinOnlineLogin Required
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures
HeinOnline is a leader in providing information for legal research. It includes the Code of Federal Regulations, English Reports, and the European Center for Minority Issues. (To enter HeinOnline from their home page, click on "Subscribers click here to enter" and accept their user agreement.)
History Reference CenterLogin Required
Articles Biographies Movies/Films
(via EbscoHost) Full text from more than 860 history reference books and encyclopedias, cover to cover full text from nearly 60 history magazines, 58,000 historical documents, 43,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 12,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical film and video.

 

Hoovers OnlineLogin Required
Statistics / Weights / Measures
Hoover's offers proprietary business information and delivers comprehensive insight and analysis about the companies, industries and people that drive the economy, along with tools to find and connect to businesses.
How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measure
Dictionaries / Thesauri Statistics / Weights / Measures
Kids Count - Data Center
Statistics / Weights / Measures
A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, KIDS COUNT is the source for data on child and family well-being in the United States. Access hundreds of indicators, download data and create reports and graphics on the KIDS COUNT Data Center that support smart decisions about children and families.
Merck Manual of Diagnosis & Therapy - 19th ed. (via STATRef!)Login Required
Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures
A nursing & medical resource from STAT!Ref.
Montana Census & Economic Information Center
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
From the Montana Department of Commerce with links to Montana's census data.
Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976 (Chadwyck)Login Required
Government
An historical archive of U.S. Government publications from 1895-1976. For publications since 1976, visit Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1976 to present (GPO Access).
Motley Fool
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Financial news including S&P 500 news, stock market tracking, and other investing information. Includes list of top DOW companies.
MSN Money
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Get stock market quotes, news, featured stories and more.
NACo
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
National Association of Counties provides governance, ordinances, news, isuues, and other county organizational and demographic information. Also provides a "Find a County" feature.
NASDAQ
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Follow the U.S. stock market, get quotes and research information, see market activity, news, and investing insights.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Also a guide to career information about hundreds of occupations.
Old Farmer's Almanac
Statistics / Weights / Measures
Predicts everything you need to know, plus includes useful information.
Political Resources on the Net
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.
Serial Set: Congressional Research Digital Collection and U.S. Serial Set (1789-1969)Login Required
Articles Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
(via Lexis-Nexis) Explore Congress in action; includes congressional publications, legislative research, Federal Register, and floor votes. Also includes U.S. Serial Set (1789-1969) and Serial Set Maps.
STAT!Ref (All Stat!Ref reference & Anatomy.TV-Primal Pictures)Login Required
Articles E-Book
The premier healthcare e-source. Includes medical reference ebooks, Anatomy.TV - Primal Pictures and more.
StatistaLogin Required
Statistics / Weights / Measures
Need high quality statistics in user-friendly graphics such as graphs, charts, and tables? Use Statista. Statista pulls statistics from over 18,000 companies covering most industries and topics, analyzes them and keeps statistics updated. You may export or download statistics for your presentations, website or research papers.
Statistical Abstract of the United States (FedStats)
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Provided by the US Census Bureau: Provides statistics about the state of the United States over time--who we are. NOTE: This publication has been discontinued. To search for statistics across ALL U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, please use the link above which goes to FEDSTATS.
U.S. Congress Votes Database
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Washington Post's deep database of every vote in the United States Congress since the 102nd Congress (1991). It lets you browse votes in a variety of ways -- both in aggregate and for individual members of Congress.
U.S. Department of State: Country Background Notes
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Country Fact Sheets
UNdata
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
United Nations statistics portal that includes multiple databases, updates and country data services.
United Nations Demographic Yearbook
Statistics / Weights / Measures
Find statistics about countries, their people and population changes over time.
USA.gov
Articles Directories / Phone Books Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
The official portal for all USA federal, state, and local information, from online documents and resources to social security benefits, government jobs and tips on stretching your dollars.
USDA's NASS Census of Agriculture: Wyoming State & County Profiles
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Query the Census of Agriculture database to retrieve customized tables with census data at the national, state and county levels.
Water Resources Data System
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
(WRDS) Wyoming hydrological and climatological data plus a water resources library.
Wolfram|Alpha - a computational knowledge engine
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website Tools
A specialized search engine, WOLFRAM|ALPHA uses built-in knowledge curated by human experts to compute on the fly a specific answer to every query. Accepts plain English. Ask questions, find & use calulators & formulas. Graphs and statistics are provided with answers. Includes background information, definitions & links. Mobile & Course Apps to purchase
World Health Organization
Articles Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
Wyoming Climate Atlas
E-Book Encyclopedia Information Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
This e-book, written by Jan Curtis & Kate Grimes, is part of the Water Resources Data System produced by the University of Wyoming.
Wyoming Dept. of Health Vital Statistics
Statistics / Weights / Measures

Find Wyoming state and county statistics regarding birth, death and other related health statistics.

Wyoming Economic Analysis Division (Also Labor & Population)
Statistics / Weights / Measures
This Division includes Wyoming demographic information, economic data, cost of living information, population estimates, special reports and State revenue information. Also includes national population comnparisons.
Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC)
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
An interdisciplinary research institute at the University of Wyoming focused on the development of geospatial information and technologies and their applications in science, education, government and business. Wyoming GeoData is available for download.
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)
Directories / Phone Books Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
WIND is part of the University of Wyoming's College of Health Sciences. Major functions include preparing university students to help persons with disabilities live and work in more inclusive communities and providing current information about the broad area of disabilities, particularly in the area of developmental disabilities, to Wyoming residents and professionals.
Wyoming State Geological Survey
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
Includes online maps, data, GIS data, historical overviews, ongoing projects & more.
Wyoming State Law Library
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Source of legal information for the Wyoming Judicial System, with particular emphasis on insuring the supply of current and relevant materials to the Wyoming Supreme Court.
Yahoo! Finance
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Stock market and financial quotes, information, and news.

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