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  1. Data files: Social survey files, DLI data, GIS datasets, and geospatial data.
  2. A statistical picture of the BC economy on a national accounts basis.
  3. The Canadian Census Analyser provides access to Canadian Census Data. It includes census tables with summary statistics for a variety of geographic levels, as well as microdata files with random samples of raw data.
  4. Time series of Canadian data from CHASS
  5. The Census Program provides a statistical portrait of the country every five years.
  6. A collection of on-line databases and custom built search and retrieval programs are maintained by Computing in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) at the University of Toronto.
  7. A custom set of 5 tables from the NHS (National Health Survey).
  8. Deriving its source data from the Direction of Trade Statistics, the DOTS CD-ROM provides an easy-to-use interface for browsing the database, selecting series of interest, displaying the selected series in spreadsheet format, and saving the selected series for transfer to other software systems, such as Microsoft Excel.
  9. Standard source for quantitative indicators of American history with over 37,000 data series.
  10. Industry research reports.
  11. Provides annual statistics on competitiveness of nations. Ranks countries based on economic performance, government efficiency, business efficiency and infrastructure.
  12. Published monthly since 1948, International Financial Statistics (IFS) is the International Monetary Funds principal statistical publication and is the standard source for all aspects of international and domestic finance. It reports, for most countries, time series data on exchange rates, balance of payments, international liquidity, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, national accounts and population.
  13. A complete library of continuously updated international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance.
    Please use the web-based version for current data.
    Access: Available at the standalone computer beside the Bennett Reference Desk.
    Reserve/book time: You can book or reserve time on the computer in the Bennett library on Burnaby Mountain which runs this resource by clicking here.
  14. Access to International Historical Statistics covering 1750-2010.
  15. Data on chain grocery and drug stores in 47 markets.
    Authorized users must read and sign a non-disclosure agreement before receiving a copy of the data from the Research Data Library. Support for using the data will be provided by the publisher (IRI).
    Access: Request from Research Data Librarian (
  16. A data discovery tool that provides researchers with the ability to search for survey questions and variables across hundreds of datasets held in a number of collections. Simple data analysis may also be performed.
  17. A web-based mapping application that enables users to create thematic maps and reports using Canadian demographic, business, and consumer data.
  18. One-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
  19. Online access to data and reports from Statistics Canada.
  20. The Statistics Canada Web Data Server provides access to aggregate data using the Beyond 20/20 platform
  21. Snapshot allows users to customize their reports by demographics, attitudes, media consumption and profiling, retail outlets and product usage.
    Vividata requires your email address to allow you to export any charts, or reports; as these exports will be sent to the email address you provide.
  22. A new online companion to Atlas of Global Development, third edition.
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