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Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic information. It creates maps and reports to help users visually analyze and understand demography and social change throughout history. Users can customize, save, share, print, and email maps and reports and export them to a variety of programs and statistical packages for further analysis and use in reports and presentations.
See Social Explorer Libguide here. http://https://socialexplorer.libguides.com/c.php?g=1109019&p=8086444
A comprehensive collection of statistics related to social, political and economic conditions in the United States. Published annually by the government since 1878; as of 2013 published by Proquest. Updated monthly.
(Provided through NJ State Library; also available through jerseyclicks.org)
Useful for EXAMPLES of persuasive/point of view essays.
Full-text series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).
Annually updated, maps, statistics, comparisons, and "information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for .. world entities."
ARTstor is a digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. The collections comprise contributions from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists’ estates.
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