Popularly called "StatAbs" the Statistical Abstract of the United States is the premiere source for both current and historical data on a range of topics. This guide provides information about how to search for the data you need using this database.
In print, the Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Online it is 1400+ individually indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets), both searchable and browse-able. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.
If you are off campus or using a wireless device while on campus, you may be prompted to login to get into the database. This is what you will see:
Remote login is required to prove that you are a student at College of the Redwoods, because these library databases are not free, open website available to anyone. Library resources are valuable and often expensive, because the information provided is reliable, credible, and based on a lot of work by many people. The library pays for student, faculty, and staff access.