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Finding and Using Statistics: Library Resources

Statista (Library Database)




Statistical Abstract of the United States Print

Finding Books and eBooks


Palm Beach State College Library Catalog
Provides access to on-campus book collections, reserve catalog, and full-text e-Books.


  • Once in the catalog, sign in at the top right. You will then be able to place a hold on a book for checkout. 
  • To search for books specifically, type in your topic/title into the search bar and choose library catalog from the dropdown choices. You can then tweak your results on the left by choosing "books" under "resource type."

For eBooks:

  • You can also search for eBooks in the catalog by tweaking your results to show eBooks only.

Searching Library Databases for Statistics

Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed Journals

Most databases provide access to peer-reviewed journals and journal articles which provide data sets to original research.   Look at the descriptions of the databases to see which ones fit your topic. To learn more about peer-reviewed journals and the peer-review process, click here.