Factiva provides access to global news and business information from nearly 9,000 sources, including U.S. and international newspapers, magazines, wire services, websites, photographs, and trade and industry publications. It also provides company information including market data, competitors, company profiles, financial comparisons, stock price data, and stock charting. Includes full-text of the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. Coverage in more than 20 languages.

This site has a collection of free books published by the RAND organization, a "think tank" supplying analyses for policy development in a wide variety of areas, including child policy, civil and criminal justice, education, environment and energy, health, international policy, labor markets, population and regional studies, science and technology, social welfare, transportation, and especially global security and military issues. Some documents are available in HTML, some in PDF. The database is also searchable by author, title word, or words in the abstract.

Statistical data from Indian government and private sources: finance, agriculture, health, housing, transportation, and many other areas. Data is derived from documents, reports and policies from the states and national government of India. Information is classified into 30 major sections and includes census data.

The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. This resource is a continuation of the Statistical Abstract of the United States, previously published by the U.S. Census Bureau. In print, the Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

This is a restricted resource, accessible with UCSB netID, although there is some publicly available information.

Esri's ArcGIS Online provides access to a wide variety of demographic, environmental, and historical information displayed via a map interface.  Datasets available include census information from many different countries, detailed consumer data for the United States (Tapestry Layers) and other countries, near real-time traffic information for several regions around the world, and global soil and elevation datasets.

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is one of the world's leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from surveys of public opinion. The Roper Center provides access to summary-level (aggregate) and micro-level (raw) public opinion data. While the data collection focuses strongly on United States public opinion, it also includes collections of micro-level European, Latin American (Latin American Databank), and Japanese (JPOLL) polls.

Statista is a statistics portal that provides data on over 80,000 topics from more than 10,000 different sources.  The content is purely aggregated statistics, and it is geared towards business and marketing statistical needs, with a focus on current awareness, not historical statistics.  Easy to use infographics and tables are created on a regular basis, and all graphics are available for download as images to insert into presentations.

American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys:

RAND State Statistics contains nearly 400 Social Science databases and is made up of four sites, each with a specific geographic focus as indicated under Browse on the home page. RAND State Statistics contains nearly 200 databases that cover all 50 U.S. states. RAND California contains these 90 databases plus about 80 detailed databases on California. RAND Texas contains the same 90 databases found on RAND State Statistics plus about 60 detailed databases on Texas.


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