This guide includes publications that contain statistical data, and other types of information, at the national, state, and local level which are available through the Southeastern Louisiana University Sims Library and open access websites.
If you have suggestions for other websites and resources, please contact me.
Video Length: About 10 minutes (10:02)
Explore Census Data is one of the richest sources of statistical information. I always recommend students start searching with this resource. In this video, I demonstrate how to perform two different types of searches and how to note details that can help with future searches and citation.
Video Length: About 7 minutes (6:43)
The Statistical Abstract of the United States features data from throughout the federal government, making it a great source to explore just to see what's available. In this video, I demonstrate how to search the Statistical Abstract and how to evaluate statistical sources.
Video Length: About 5 minutes (5:31)
The County Health Rankings covers health information in various areas for both the parish and state. In this video, I demonstrate how to search the County Health Rankings and how to evaluate statistical sources.
Video Length: About 4 minutes (4:16)
The Louisiana Health Report Card is an important state report issued every year. In this video, I introduce and demonstrate how to navigate the Louisiana Health Report Card.