ProQuest Statistical Insight
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ProQuest Statistical Insight unifies indexing previously available through three print products, the American Statistics Index, the Statistical Reference Index, and the Index to International Statistics. ProQuest Statistical Insight enables easy access to statistics produced by the U.S. government, major international and intergovernmental organizations, professional and trade organizations, commercial publishers, independent research organizations, state government agencies, and universities.
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Full-text documents are available in a variety of formats, including:
American Statistics Index: 1973 onward
Statistical Reference Index: 1980 onward
Index to International Statistics: 1983 onward
Dependent on sources.
American Statistics Index
Indexes all statistical data published by all branches and agencies of the U.S. Federal government.
Statistical Reference Index
Identifies statistical data published by consumer and trade magazines, private organizations, state governments, business organizations, independent research organizations, universities and research centers.
Index to International Statistics
Covers statistics from international and intergovernmental organizations.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
A compact compendium of Federal statistics.
Type of coverage
Full text or web links are provided for some citations, and the complete text of the Statistical Abstract of the United States is included in the database.
Indexing and abstracts of U.S. government statistical publications are available from 1973 forward. The database provides detailed abstracts, indexing, and locator information for all statistical reports of general research value issued by the federal government, with some reports as far back as the early 1960s. Recent government publications are often freely available on the internet. Searching Google for the title of the publication will often locate a link to the full text. Materials not linked or provided full text online are generally available either at the Alexander Library or the Library of Science and Medicine in New Brunswick, although holdings may not appear in IRIS. Contact the reference desk for assistance in locating material. Selected materials are also available at the Robeson Library in Camden and the Dana Library in Newark.
Statistical materials are also available from 1980 on for state agencies, think tanks, and many private sources. For those that are not linked online or provided full text, a complete microfiche collection is available at the Alexander Library. Select material, especially State of New Jersey statistical products, may also be available at Alexander and other libraries in hard copy.
In addition, ProQuest Statistical Insight provides indexing for documents from international governmental organizations (IGOs), e.g., the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, etc. since 1983. Strong collections of IGO materials are held by the Alexander Library and the Library of Science and Medicine in their respective collecting areas, and by the Dana Library in Newark for business. Not all of these resources are included in the Library Catalog; contact the libraries' reference desks for holdings information.
Rutgers users have numerous options for locating documents not provided full text in ProQuest Statistical Insight. Since many documents are not in the Library Catalog, it is important to copy down the Record No. from the citation and to consult a reference librarian for assistance in locating material.
Federal (U.S.) Documents
Alexander Library in New Brunswick (Social Sciences and Humanities) and the Library of Science and Medicine in Piscataway house the largest collections of federal documents within the Rutgers University Libraries. Smaller collections are maintained by the Dana Library in Newark and the Robeson Library in Camden. Search the Library Catalog to locate materials and consult a reference librarian for assistance in locating materials not listed in the Library Catalog. Alexander Library has a microfiche collection of all non-depository materials bearing an ASI Record No. Noting the Record No. will facilitate retrieval. Recent government publications are often freely available on the internet. Searching Google for the title of the publication will often locate a link to the full text.
Search the Library Catalog to locate materials and consult a reference librarian for assistance in locating materials not listed in the Library Catalog. Most materials from the UN, OECD, EU, IMF, and UNESCO are housed at Alexander Library. Items from the FAO and WHO are at the Library of Science and Medicine.
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American Statistics Index,
Statistical Reference Index,
Index to International Statistics,
Statistical Abstract of the United States
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