New resource: Historical Statistics of the United States

I’m pleased to let you know that following a successful trial earlier this year the Library has recently purchased Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition Online.

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Historical Statistics of the United States (HSUS) is a compendium of statistics about the United States and is the standard source for the quantitative facts of American history. Continue reading

New to the Library: IndiaStat

I’m pleased to let you know that following requests from students in SPS and a successful trial last year the Library has now subscribed to IndiaStat.

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Access is available through the Databases A-Z list or the South Asian Studies databases list. Access is available both on and off-campus with your EASE username and password. Continue reading

Historical Statistics of the United States on trial

The Library currently has trial access to the Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition Online.

Historical_Statistics_United_StatesHistorical Statistics of the United States (HSUS) is a compendium of statistics about the United States and is the standard source for the quantitative facts of American history.

The Library already holds the print edition of Historical Statistics of the United States which you can find in DiscoverEd.

The online edition is fully searchable and has features that allow you to save search criteria, search within a chapter or volume, bookmark tables, view tables in PDF or HTML format, select certain years or series of years to view, create charts and graphs and much more.

Please note that during the trial period you will only be able to download and email tables, and view PDFs, in Part A: Population.

You can access the resource via the e-resources trials page. Access is available both on and off-campus.

Trial ends 1st May 2016.
Feedback welcome.

Access is only available to current students and staff at University of Edinburgh.

Caroline Stirling – Academic Support Librarian for Social and Political Science