Tutt Library Research Guides
same phenomina over specificed length of time
1 point of time in multiple places
combination of time series and cross section data
Before starting consider which government, agency or organization might have collected data on this topic.
Also consider the time period -- current or historical, and the format -- table to print or data to download to a spreadsheet.
- show graphs in results list
- a search engine for finding data and statistics
- the search results are numerical data presented as graphs, charts and tables.
- gives access to the world's facts and data and calculates answers across a range of topics
- census (population, economic, agricultural, etc.)
Point readers to raw data by providing a Web address
- use "Retrieved from"
or a general place that houses data sets on the site
- use "Available from"
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. (2008). Indiana income limits [Data file]. Retrieved from http://www.huduser.org/Datasets/IL/IL08/in_fy2008.pdf