The library is running a trial of the CQ Press State Stats database from now until June 11, 2012. Faculty who would like to trial this database from home can email viarellano [at] smcm [dot] edu for a username and password or call the library’s reference desk at 240-895-4272.
According to the CQ website, State Stats includes data from more than 80 government and non-government sources on measures dating back more than 15 years for the 50 states and District of Columbia. Topics covered in this database include the following:
- Crime & Law Enforcement
- Employment & Labor
- Geography, Energy & the Environment
- Health & Medicine
- Social Welfare
- Taxes & Government Finance
- Teaching & Education
For more information about State Stats, visit the CQ Press website.