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Library Research Guides

Finding Statistics and Data

Find data produced by governments on a wide variety of topics including data on local communities, other countries, criminal justice, incarceration and jails

World Development Indicator ( World Bank)

This instructional video introduces the WDI database: when to use it, how to access it, how to perform a basic search, how to format and download data, and where to go for more help from UM librarians.

Note: If the text appears blurry, please click on the gear button that appears in the lower right hand corner of the video after pressing play, and select one of the HD resolution options. You may also view the video full screen or on You Tube via the other buttons in the lower right hand corner. Captions are available by clicking on the CC button in the lower right hand corner. 

IMF eLibrary (International Monetary Fund)

This video introduces the IMF eLibrary: when to use it, how to access it, how to perform a basic search, how to download data, and where to go for more help from UM librarians.

Note: If the text appears blurry, please click on the gear button that appears in the lower right hand corner of the video after pressing play, and select one of the HD resolution options. You may also view the video full screen or on You Tube via the other buttons in the lower right hand corner. Captions are available by clicking on the CC button in the lower right hand corner. 

OECD iLibrary

This video introduces the OECD iLibrary: when to use it, how to access it, how to perform a basic search, how to download data, and where to go for more help from UM librarians.

Note: If the text appears blurry, please click on the gear button that appears in the lower right hand corner of the video after pressing play, and select one of the HD resolution options. You may also view the video full screen or on You Tube via the other buttons in the lower right hand corner. Captions are available by clicking on the CC button in the lower right hand corner.