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This guide lists recommended data sources and library books that will help you find supporting information for your projects in MATH 120. This list isn't exhaustive; you'll find many more data sources in our Statistics and Government Information guides.
Don't forget to evaluate the information that you find, especially on the Internet.
Ask yourself questions like:
- Who wrote it?
- Are they an expert?
- How current is it?
- Is it biased or neutral?
- Is it accurate?
You can use the Evaluating Resources Guide to help you determine if you are using an appropriate resource.
You can always ask a librarian for help!
Environment & Energy
EIA Consumption Data
Stats on fuel consumption and efficiency from the US Energy Information Administration.
Data.gov - Energy
The energy category of the US government's central search for public-access datasets.
An interesting data visualization tool. It does cite its source data.
The United Nations' central data search portal.
Search datasets on population, wealth and other economic indicators.