Finding Census Data For Business Research

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.

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Taken from the Library of Congress site:

The Global Legal Information Network is a database of the official texts of laws and other complementary legal materials from a growing number of jurisdictions throughout the world. From their offices at The Law Library of Congress, GLIN Director Janice Hyde and Comparative Law Specialist Hanibal Goitom explain the principals and practices of this network that shares its laws in order to promote global legal understanding.

You can access the approximately 8 minute webcast on this resource here.

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