The following web sites can lead you to facts, opinions, statistics, and background information to support your research.
- Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (ProQuest) (CSUN users only. Summarizes statistics from federal, state, and local government agencies.)
- American Factfinder (Population, housing, economic, and geographic data from the U.S. Census. Use their tutorials to learn more.)
- RAND State Statistics (Contains nearly 200 databases that cover all 50 U.S. states.)
- Gale Virtual Reference Library (encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources)
- News on the Web (Links to the web sites of local, national, and international broadcast news and newspapers.)
- NewsBank Special Reports (Focus on topics of current interest, including current and background information, statistics, maps, images, websites, and suggested search terms. Updated daily.)
- Public Opinion Polls and Surveys