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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 after your keywords.

crime statistics
recycling data

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 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
UNLV Libraries
Lied Library
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Box 457014
Las Vegas, NV 89154-7014

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: 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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