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URST 305 (Neill): Data Analysis for Urban Studies

Library, government, and other data resources for URST 305.

Finding Data & Statistics on Google

Searching on Google is a great place to begin for looking for statistics. In order to obtain official and reliable data, you can limit your sources to government websites by typing site:.gov after your keywords.

Examples:
crime statistics site:.gov
recycling data site:.gov

UNLV Libraries - Data & Statistics Resource Guide

UNLV Libraries Databases Focusing on Data

Government and .Org Data Web Resources

Nevada, Clark County, Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas Data Resources

Excel Tutorials & Resources

The tutorials linked below are free to all.  See also Lynda.com for online tutorials on Excel, included in the section on Data Analysis & Training.

Urban Affairs Librarian

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Susie Skarl, Urban Affairs Librarian
Contact:
UNLV Libraries
Lied Library
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Box 457014
Las Vegas, NV 89154-7014
susie.skarl@unlv.edu
702-895-2141

Resources on Collaboration & Group Work

How to Find Specific Journal Articles with a Citation:
If you have a specific citation, such as: Gratton, L., & Erickson, T. J. (2007). 8 Ways to Build Collaborative Teams. Harvard Business Review, 85(11), 100–109.

Go to UNLV Libraries Quick Search: https://www.library.unlv.edu/ and type in the title: 8 Ways to Build Collaborative Teams

If we own it, it will lead you to the database where you will be able to access the article: 

Searching for Articles in a Specific Journal: If you would like to search for articles in a specific journal, such as the Harvard Business Review, from the library home page, click on the A to Z list of journal titles link. Once you are there, type in Harvard Business Review and it will lead you to the databases where you can access the journal.

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