Public Administration Abstracts
Includes numerous public policy and urban planning related journals.
A comprehensive business database offering coverage on hundreds of industries and focus areas such as oil, gas, mining, energy, environment, and healthcare management and more.
SocIndex with Full Text
A comprehensive and high quality sociology research database which provide users with information encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study.
- Urban Planning Journals owned by Polk Library
Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.
U.S. Census & Other Statistical Sites
Links to U.S. Government sites & more provided by the Government Documents section of Polk Library.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
American Factfinder 2
This is the U.S. Census Bureau's main portal to demographic and economic data, including the Decennial Census, Economic Census, American Community Survey and more.
County and City Data Book
This Census Bureau publication (pdf) provides access to information about government finance for counties and cities throughput the United States.
GAO Reports & Testimonies
This site provides full text pdf access to all of the documents published by the Government Accountability Office on government topics of current interest.
New Books: Local and Municipal Government
- Local government in Connecticut
- Militant Liverpool : a city on the edge
- Struggling giants : city-region governance in London, New York, ...
Deep coverage in a wide variety of areas of environmental studies including urban planning.