Dear American Government class,

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Working on examples of partisan polarization in U.S. politics? In addition to the sources recommended last run of the class, the library has added a new eCollection: U.S. History in Context.   For example, here’s a search for “Political Polarization.”  One … Continued

New Library database: Statistical Abstract of the United States

New in the library’s fleet of digital collections is the Statistical Abstract of the United States.   What’s in it?    U.S. Statistics including: population, economics, energy, politics and education. “Home Page.” Statistical Abstract of the United States. Proquest. Web. … Continued

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Looking for statistics? The library purchases the Germany-based product: Statista.   What is it?   Statista is an eCollection of over 1,000,000 global, corporate, non-profit, economic, trending events, governmental, and educational statistics. From on May 5, 2014 (emphasis added): “We … Continued

New Reference Book: Voter Turnout in the United States 1788-2009

Voter Turnout in the United States 1788-2009 by Curtis Gans, CQ Press, 2011. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 324.973 G15V A record of voter turnout in America.  Included elections: president, state governor, and House of Representatives. Examples: State Gubernatorial General … Continued