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Popular and Scholarly Articles

ProQuest Research Library

ProQuest is great for finding popular articles and scholarly articles on almost any topic.

LexisNexis Academic

Provides online access to the full-text of documents from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications.

Expanded Academic ASAP

This is a good starting place for finding journal articles on almost any topic. Full-text and/or scanned pdfs are included for many of the articles it indexes.


Covers more than 3,000 scholarly, trade, and general publications as well as regional and national newspapers.

Academic OneFile

This is a good starting place for finding journal articles on almost any topic. Full-text and/or scanned pdfs are included for many of the articles it indexes.

CQ (Congressional Quarterly) Researcher Plus Archive

Publication Dates Covered: 1923 - present Paid for by K-State Libraries
Single-themed reports on current issues from Congressional Quarterly Press dating back to 1923. Topics include social trends, health concerns, the economy, education, and technology. Reports provide overview, background, pro/con arguments, chronologies, current situation, and bibliographies of additional sources.

Statistics Sources

Open Access Statistics Resources 

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Statistics on a wide range of topics. Note: latest print version located at the Information Desk (REF) HA202.


Access to more than 100,000 economic time series data.

Marketing Charts

Collection of 2,500 charts and data files related to marketing, with a special focus on marketing in the media industry.

U.S. Census: American FactFinder

Demographic profiles of various geographic areas; data collected in U.S. Census Bureau surveys.

Data and Statistics

Reference USA

ReferenceUSA can be a useful resource for business and consumer research, creating business plans, and job hunting. The database includes in excess of 20 million businesses and 200 million consumers located in the United States.

International Financial Statistics

IFS is a standard source for international financial statistics. It reports, for most countries, current and historical data needed in the analysis of international payments, exchange rates, banking, interest rates, and more.

Balance of Payments Statistics

BOPS reports total goods, services, and factor income. Users can browse the data sets and download to a flash drive for later importation into a spreadsheet software.

Other Useful Data

American Factfinder​

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.  

Historical Statistics of the United States: pt. 1 and Historical Statistics of the United States: pt. 2

Census and other demographic statistics from Colonial times to 1970 and 1970 to modern day, respectively.

National Center for Education Statistics: Fast Facts

The primary purpose of the Fast Facts website is to provide users with concise information on a range of educational issues, from early childhood to adult learning. Fast Facts draw from various published sources and are updated as new data become available

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