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Fun With Government Documents: Statistics!

by Matthew Flyntz

While you may think that our Government Documents collection is simply filled with Congressional hearings, budgets, and other dense, borderline-unreadable texts, there is actually some really interesting stuff down there.  520 more words

Government Documents

Statistical Abstract, update 2013 #sla2013 #statabs

I saw a demonstration today of the new Statistical Abstract, as brought to us by Proquest. I have to admit it does look very cool. There are lots of ways to search within the tables, which you couldn’t do on the old online version. 114 more words


A Brief Plea for Government Documents

As CLP’s government documents librarian, I’m privy to a lot of updates about government publications.  Of late it seems that many of those updates are about resources that are getting cut.  510 more words

Update on the Statistical Abstract and a new threat to government data

I blogged last month that Statistical Abstract would continue in private hands. Among the unanswered questions were the content and the price of the printed edition to be published by Bernan. 670 more words

Government Information

Statistical Abstract to continue in private hands

Information Today is reporting that the Statistical Abstract is being “rescued” by major database publisher ProQuest. (Full disclosure: I, like many other librarians, am a customer of ProQuest in my day job.) 390 more words


Statistical Abstract and Print Mashups in a Digital Age

Since 1878, the Statistical Abstract of the United States has been printed by the Government Printing Office on behalf of the Census Bureau.

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Digital Publishing