File under interesting, secondary research resource – the Library of Congress has released an on-line tutorial on how to find and use census data. Topics in the 10-minute flash based tutorial include: population statistics; locating data on people and households by subject; using census products; information about the Census Bureau’s American FactFinder search engine; and, finding materials through the LOC’s Business Reading Room and the online Business Reference Services website. There is alsoa great list of Bureau resources. Check out the tutorial and learn more about how the Census Bureau collects, organizes and shares its valuable information.
Oct 8 2009