Clemson University Libraries

Encyclopedias, Factbooks, and Statistics

 

Encyclopedias

Wikipedia
  (remember anyone can add information)

Encyclopaedia Britannica
  (you will need a Clemson userID and password to use this database off campus)

Oxford World Encyclopedia
  (you will need a Clemson userID and password to use this database off campus)

Factbooks

CIA World Factbook
  (country information)

U.S. State Department Background Notes
  (country information)

BBC News Country Profiles

Country Watch
  (you will need a Clemson userID and password to use this database off campus)

Country Reports
  (you will need a Clemson userID and password to use this database off campus)

Information Please Almanac

Clemson University FactBook

Statistics

FedStats
  (statistics from U.S. federal government agencies)

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

Historical Statistics of the U.S.: Colonial Times to 1970

American Factfinder
  (U.S. population, housing, economic, and geographic data)

U.S. Census Bureau

United Nations Data

Statistical Abstracts for the States

South Carolina Statistics

CDC National Center for Health Statistics