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Journalism & Professional Writing

Resources for investigative reporting and research, as well as other writing projects


Asking the question "Who would collect this (numerical) information?" is an important step in finding any data or statistics. (Variations on that question: Who profits? Who benefits? Who is obligated to provide access to this?). 

Use the links in the center of this page to access some of common sources of statistical information.


This LibGuide is based on the Statistical Resources Library Research Guide from Montclair State University and is used with the permission of MSU Government Documents Librarian Darren Sweeper. Content in this guide is modified and maintained by Erin Ackerman, TCNJ Social Sciences Librarian. Please contact Erin with suggestions or questions about this guide.