Online Resources for Research-related Data You can find the following statistical, demographic and other descriptive data resources on the web. American Philanthropy Review Makes space available to responsible professionals in the nonprofit sector who wish to share documents and software of interest and benefit to their colleagues. Since CharityChannel lists prohibit attaching documents or other files in postings, this is an excellent means to share documents and software without having to respond to individual requests. Bureau of Labor Statistics BLS timeseries data or survey-specific information. Census Bureau Statistics Immediate access to a subject index, timely U.S. population, and the latest economic indicator. Improved navigation tools will make it easier for browsers to move among the Census Bureau's collection of 65,000 online statistical documents. CCD Build a Table Tool Allows users to create customized tables using data from the Common Core of Data (CCD). As the Department of Education's primary database on elementary and secondary US public schools, the CCD provides national statistical data in three main categories: general descriptive information on schools and school districts; data on students and staff; and fiscal data, which covers revenues and current expenditures. With the Build a Table application, users can now design their own tables of CCD public school data for states, counties, and districts, using data from multiple years. There is a comprehensive tutorial available for first time users needing step-by-step instructions on the "build a table" process. [MG] The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) A national information system designed to provide users with ready access to an extensive body of education-related literature. Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE) Hundreds of education resources supported by agencies across the U.S. Federal government are now easier to find. Subjects include: Arts; Educational technology; Foreign languages; Health and Safety; Language arts; Mathematics; Physical education; Science Social studies; Vocational education. Foundation Center Foster public understanding of the foundation field by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects. Our audiences include grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) The purpose of the National Center for Education Statistics' web site is to provide clear, complete information about NCES' mission and activities, and to serve the research and education community, as well as other interested communities. NSF Data on the Internet Find useful statistical data from NSF's Division of Science Resources Studies, responsible for collecting and publishing statistics on topics surveyed annually. SciCentral SciCentral is your "one-stop site" to get connected to funding agencies, women and minority groups, research articles, and institutions in your field of choice. This site will prove to be an invaluable asset to both scientists and engineers alike, as it provides access to over 50,000 Web sites in various specialties. Library Spot Need some statistics for your report? Not sure where to begin? There are many sites on the Internet that can help you find statistics. One good starting point is Library Spot (libraryspot.com). Under the Reference Desk section of this site, you'll find a link for statistics that will bring you to another page linking you with 9 sites for finding the stats that you might need.