• By Jacquelyn White
  • Posted Thursday, April 25, 2013

New NC LIVE Resources: New York Times and Statistical Abstract

Forsyth County Public Library members now have access to the New York Times and Statistical Abstract of the United States through NC LIVE.

New York Times (via ProQuest) : Provides full text access to New York Times (1980-current), New York Times Magazine (1997-current), and New York Times Book Review (1997-current).

Considered the official U.S. newspaper, it publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches and presidential press conferences.

Statistical Abstract of the United States (via ProQuest): The online edition of the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.

The Statistical Abstract conveniently provides information for many government and private sectors, it is an excellent place to go for statistical reference questions. Gather statistical information on subjects such as childhood obesity, same-sex households, and carbon dioxide emissions. For our small business owners and investors it also holds information on manufacturing, wholesale/retail trade, securities and mutual funds. The Statistical Abstract is also for those who are just curious about social, political and economic conditions in the United States, explore topics from the total number of movie attendance to all the Congressional Bills Vetoed, between 1961 to 2012.

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