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COM 346: Race, Gender, and The Media - Research Starting Points Guide [Professor Charisse L'Pree Corsbie-Massay - Spring 2024]

A course guide from the Newhouse School Librarian (SU Libraries) leading to starting points useful for uncovering additional sources for the Wikipedia projects in COM 346

Census Data and Mapping Databases

  • U.S. Census Bureau Quick Facts data tables tool (a handy way to retrieve basic U.S. Census data for a particular U.S. state, county or city).

Government Information

Government Information Librarian John Olson's Research Guide

See the subpages entitled:

State/local government infohttps://researchguides.library.syr.edu/c.php?g=258130&p=1723877

City & County links https://researchguides.library.syr.edu/c.php?g=258130&p=1725801

Government Info - State (New York and other States) - https://researchguides.library.syr.edu/c.php?g=258130&p=1725799

New York State Legislation - https://researchguides.library.syr.edu/c.php?g=258130&p=1725802

 

*NOTE - "Government Document" is also one of the search result filters available at the left margin of SUMMON search results

Statistical Databases

Syracuse/Onondaga County Data: Open Data Syracuse (previously called "Datacuse") is the City of Syracuse's central location for open data, maps, and visualizations to help you understand what is happening in the city.

Statistical Databases
Large numeric data aggregator databases that collect a wide variety of current and historical statistical data, at times in the context of international, national, state or local government reports (including statistical data pertaining to Syracuse and New York State, and beyond)