This guide is designed to introduce you how to find and use of information and data in a visual way through a variety of tools that are available for you to utilize. Please note that we are not experts in everything, but are happy to help as much as possible.
Ohio University- Human Subjects (IRB)
All studies that involve humans are potentially subject to federal government regulations. This includes everything from clinical trials to surveys, interviews, and observation. Any research -- including masters and doctoral projects -- that calls for participation by people must be reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) before the project can begin. Please see webpage for information on steps to proceed.
Provides a single entry-point to over 60 million data points covering a wide range of themes including agriculture, crime, education, employment, energy, environment, health, HIV/AIDS, human development, industry, information and communication technology, national accounts, population, refugees, tourism, trade, as well as the Millennium Development Goals indicators.
gathers data, conducts research, evaluates programs, offers technical assistance overseas, and educates Americans on social and economic issues — to foster sound public policy and effective government.
The Voinovich School at Ohio University has an innovative, transformative program of job creation, real-world education of Ohio’s next generation of entrepreneurs, development of solutions for energy and environmental issues, training of state government and nonprofit agency leaders in strategic value creation and performance measurement, and expert analysis of the state’s K-12 system. The School, along with the University, has become a leader in public/private partnerships, and is helping Ohio become a business-friendly state.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. 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.
A premium health and social science resource consisting of over 500 datasets from more than 285 studies. The datasets are organized into 9 topically-focused collections or archives and each was selected for inclusion by a National Advisory Panel of experts in that archive's topical focus. SSEDL is a unique source of primary research data known for the quality of exemplary data, usability of the format and accessibility for easy search and analysis.
Statista is an excellent source of business, economic, political, social, and historical statistics. It is a great place to simply search for your topic to find loads of relevant and useful statistics.
Each year, UNICEF's flagship publication, The State of the World's Children, closely examines a key issue affecting children. The report includes supporting data and statistics - to protect the rights and meet the needs of young children. Topics include: education, child labor, nutrition, girls, education and development.
This Sourcebook of brings together data about all aspects of criminal justice in the United States presented in over 600 tables from more than 100 sources. Organized into 6 topical sections, from nature of offenses and characteristics of persons arrested to jail populations and public attitudes toward crime and criminal justice. Years 1994-2002 are archived.
The objectives of the Atlas are: to assemble statistics on food environment indicators to stimulate research on the determinants of food choices and diet quality, AND to provide a spatial overview of a community's ability to access healthy food and its success in doing so.