Rand State Statistics Provides data on business & economics, population & demographics, education, quality of life, health, and politics.
California Statistical Abstract is an annual report that compiles data on social, economic, and physical aspects of the State from various government agencies. Published by the California Department of Finance. Available onlinefrom 2000 to 2009. Available in print at Gleeson Library from 1961 to 2003.
EdData is a partnership of the California Department of Education (CDE), EdSource and Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team (FCMAT)
EPA My Environment Just type in an address or geographic name, and find a cross-section of environmental information based on the location.
The Right-to-Know Network provides free access to numerous environmental databases. With the information available on RTK NET, you can identify specific factories and their environmental effects, and assess the people and communities affected. Includes data from the Toxic Release Inventory.
Surf Your Watershed Use this resource to identify your watershed and find associated environmental information.
NOAA National Data Center Online Not all data provided at this website if available for free to the general public. USF has access to some additional data sets from the NOAA National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), but these are only accessible from within the library and you must be logged onto the NCDC website by a librarian. Please contact the Gleeson Library Reference Desk or email the government information librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to use the NCDC product.
Government Operations and Spending
USAspending.gov This website is mandated by the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to give the American public access to information on how their tax dollars are spent. The website provides quick and easy access to data from 2008 to the present. Historical data (from 2000 to the present) can be downloaded from the Data Archives. See also Fedspending.org, a legacy project, for data from 2000-2011.
SF OpenBook San Francisco's budget, revenue, and expenses.
Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections The Atlas is a (mostly) free resource providing results of U.S. Presidential Elections. Data is collected from many official sources and presented in one convenient location. Please note that Gleeson Library does not have an account or subscription for this website and cannot provide access to datasets which are sold on this website.
Psephos is an online archive of election data from countries around the world.
ElectionGuide from the International Foundation for Electoral Systems
CDC Community Health Status Indicators an interactive web application that produces health profiles for all counties in the United States; for some indicators, you can also map the data at the census tract level.
CDC FastStats provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and includes links to sources of more data.
Passport - Cities Module The "Cities" module provides data and analysis on hundreds of the world's major cities. Access note: Select "Cities" from the "Economies" menu at the top of the Passport homepage.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)