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Reference Room Resources

Reference materials are shelved alphabetically by call number in the Reference Room on the main floor of the library. Ready Reference materials are held at the Reference Desk.

  • Telephone Directories for the following areas are kept at the Reference Desk: Youngstown/Warren; Akron; Cincinnati; Dayton; Harrisburg/Hershey; Lake Milton; Pittsburgh; Salem/Lisbon/Columbiana; Trumbull County; Lawrence & Mercer.
  • 2011 Harris Ohio Industrial Directory READY REF HD9727 .O3 O37 2011
    Statistical Information: Analysis of employment, establishments and classifications of companies by county, SIC and rank. Geographic Section: Companies sorted by city in alphabetical order; In-depth company data listed. Standard Industrial Classifications: Alphabetical index of classification descriptions; Numerical index of classification descriptions; Companies sorted by SIC product groupings. Alphabetic Section: Company listings in alphabetical order. Product Index: Product categories listed in alphabetical order. Product Section: Companies sorted by product and manufacturing service classifications.
  • The Book of the States REF JK2403 .B6 2010
    Premier compilation of information about the states and territories.
    >>1937-2009 editions located in Maag Stacks at call number JK2403 .B6
  • Community Sourcebook of County Demographics READY REF HA203 .S65 2007
    Contains the most accurate demographic information based on ESRI’s release of the 2007 updates and 2012 forecasts of key population and income data. Updated variables for population, households, families, income, race, age and spending potential for a wide variety of products and services are included. Includes: CBSA (Core Based Statistical Area); U.S. County Information; Profile Sections; Business Data; Summaries; Demographic Update Methodology; Explanation of Variables; and County Maps.
  • Community Sourcebook of ZIP Code Demographics READY REF HA203 .S66 2007
    Contains the most accurate demographic information based on ESRI’s release of the 2007 updates and 2012 forecasts of key population and income data. Updated variables for population, households, families, income, race, age and spending potential for a wide variety of products and services are included. Contains: Residential and Non-Residential ZIP Codes; Profile Sections; Summaries; Explanation of Variables; Business Data; ESRI’s Segmentation System, Community Tapestry; Demographic and ZIP Code Update Methodologies; ZIP Code Ranges; and ZIP Code Maps.
  • The Comparative Guide to American Suburbs REF HA203 .C66 2005
    Covers 36 states (plus District of Columbia), 50 metropolitan areas and 2,400 suburban communities with populations of 10,000 or more. This third edition details and ranks the living and business environment of 2,400 suburban communities in America’s 50 largest metro areas.
  • County & City Data Book: 2007 READY REF HA202 .A36 2007 ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE
    Local area supplement to the Statistical Abstract of the United States. A convenient summary of statistics on the social and economic structure of the counties and cities of the U.S. It is designed to serve as a statistical reference and guide to other data publications and sources. Includes a selection of data from many statistical publications and electronic sources, both government and private. Data are presented for the United States, the 50 states, and the District of Columbia.
  • County and City Extra: Annual Metro, City, and County Data Book READY REF HA203 .C68 2008
    Compiles information from many sources to provide key demographic and economic data for every U.S. state, county, metro area, and congressional district, as well as every city and town with a 2000 census population of 25,000 or more. Conveniently find data from 1980 to 2006 in easy-to-read tables about a variety of subjects, full-color U.S. maps on selected data topics, and information about geographic concepts and codes. In addition to the updated data, this edition includes 80 congressional district columns, with the newest columns including Agricultural Census data, as well as expanded household and poverty information.
  • CQ’s State Fact Finder 2007: Rankings Across America REF HA203 .C77 2007
    Congressional Quarterly. A valuable reference source for anyone looking to uncover trends in the states. Which states have the best schools? Which states offer the best tax incentives to business? How well is my state handling poverty-related issues? How does my state rank on crime? This easy-to-use volume presents comprehensive statistics on states and supplements them with interpretive resources and tools to help users make sense of the data. The “Subject Rankings” section constitutes the core of the volume, featuring more than 265 tables of data and rankings for all 50 states plus the District of Columbia.
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  • Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers REF HA202 .D378 2007
    Brings together into one source a compendium of the most significant historical statistics of the U.S. from 1790 to 2007, as well as demographic and other select data projections through 2050. Provides a complete and convenient profile of the U.S. covering all its vital sectors, including the labor market, social welfare, and national defense. Generally, only national data are shown. Some exceptions are made where regional or state statistics are useful for the correct interpretation of data or where national data in the subject field cannot be summarized effectively.
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  • Datapedia of the United States 1790-2005: America Year by Year REF HA202 .K87 2001
    Presents the most significant historical statistics of the U.S. in 23 selected areas from 1776 to 2000. In some areas, such as demography, where projections are possible, the data are extended to 2010. Based on Historical Statistics of the United States from Colonial Times and Statistical Abstract of the United States as well as data scattered in numerous other publications. Datapedia brings together in one source the best available data on the U.S. from 1770 to 2000. Serves as a complete and convenient statistical profile of the U.S. covering all its vital sectors.
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  • Demographics of the U.S.: Trends and Projections REF HB849.49 .R875 2007
    A compilation of statistics that cannot be found in one single volume anywhere else, documenting the demographic and socioeconomic trends that have transformed the U.S. since 1950. A reference book for those who want perspective on the many changes in American life – a perspective critical for understanding what the 21st century will hold. Most data is national, but some statistics are broken down by state.
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  • The Documentary Heritage of Ohio REF F491 .D64 2000
    With informative and accessible introductions to each document, the editors have produced a book of record that reveals the sources of Ohio’s heritage. A must for any who wish to appreciate the state’s historic accomplishments and rich heritage.
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  • Encyclopedia of Ohio REF F489 .E5 1994
    A single source for the most useful information about the State of Ohio.
  • The Encyclopedia of the Midwest REF F351 .C33 1989
    Over 2500 entries explore, in an easy-to-read A-to-Z format, the historical and current events of this area, its places, personalities, institutions and statistics. Extensive entries provide essential information for each of the region’s eight states (Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Missouri).
  • The Ohio Municipal, Township and School Board Roster READY REF JS451 .O37 A3 2006-2007
    In Ohio, there are more than 930 cities and villages, 1310 townships and nearly 700 school boards. This roster is a reference relating to all the municipalities, townships and school boards in Ohio. The data in this book is based on information provided by municipal and township leaders and school board officials.
  • Ohio Official Roster of Federal, State and County Officers READY REF JS451 A28 2008-2009
    From county officeholders to members of the Ohio General Assembly, elected officials and the agencies they administer provide vital services to Ohio’s residents. This federal, state and county officers roster is published biannually to assist you in contacting the officials and agencies that can best address your needs.
  • Rand McNally Commercial Atlas & Marketing Guide REF ATLAS G1019 .R22 2010 (2 volumes)
    Population, economic, and geographic data for more than 120,000 U.S. places, complete with large-scale, detailed maps. Brings together the most current economic and geographic information. With maps, tables and charts, the Atlas combines maximum demographic coverage of the U.S. with an authoritative interpretation of business data. Volume 1 includes an introduction to the Atlas, Economic Data section, Population Data section and Map section. Volume 2 includes Statistics by State and a State Index that includes references to the state maps in Volume 1.
  • SRDS: The Lifestyle Market Analyst READY REF HF5415.33 .U6 L54 2006
    DMA Market Profiles, Lifestyle Profiles, Demographic Segment Profiles. Using profiles from over 15.2 million households, The Lifestyle Market Analyst gives you answers at every stage of your marketing plan, from selecting initial markets to deploying a promotional campaign. Not only does it break down the American population geographically and demographically, it also includes extensive lifestyle information on the interests, hobbies, and activities popular in each geographic and demographic market.
  • State and Metropolitan Area Data Book: 2010 READY REF HA2002 .S84 ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE
    Complete source of comprehensive and useful information about the nation’s individual states and metropolitan areas. It includes: • Complete listing and data for all metropolitan areas, including micropolitan areas • The latest population estimates for all areas • New rankings that highlight the findings and trends • A new guide to state and key federal sources of information • New cost of living indicator table for states • Complete descriptions, source citations, and other important information about the data.
  • State and Metropolitan Area Data Book: 2006 READY REF HA2002 .S84 2006 ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE
  • State Profiles: The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State REF HA214 .S836 2010x
    This comprehensive reference provides a wealth of authoritative data on key demographic and economic indicators for each U.S. state and the District of Columbia. Each state is covered by a compact standardized chapter that allows for easy comparisons and timely analysis between the states. The data comes from a variety of sources including: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, International Trade Administration, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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  • Statistical Abstract of the United States READY REF HA202 .A22 2008 2011 EDITION AVAILABLE ONLINE
    Previous years back to 1885 are in reference collection at HA202 .A22. The standard summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the U.S. It is designed to serve as a convenient volume for statistical reference and as a guide to other statistical publications and sources. Includes a selection of data from many statistical sources, both government and private. Although it is primarily given to national data, many tables present data for regions and individual states and a smaller number for metropolitan areas and cities.
  • The Who, What, and Where of America: Understanding the American Community Survey
    REF HA201.122 .W48 2010

    Covers each U.S. state, county, metropolitan area, and city with a population of 20,000 or more. The American Community Survey (ACS) is ushering in the most substantial change in the decennial census in more than sixty years, it will replace the decennial census long form in 2010 and collect long-form-type information annually rather than only once every ten years, providing more current data throughout the decade. The new ACS estimates combine three years of survey responses (2005-2007) to produce data. This is the first update for communities with populations between 20,000 and 65,000 since the decennial census.
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