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An easy-to-use web-based Geographic Information System (GIS), use Policy Map to create maps of the United States down to the Census block group in many cases. Available data includes demographics, home sale statistics, health data, mortgage trends, school performance scores and labor data like unemployment, crime statistics and city crime rates.
Repository for data examining the social, behavioral, public health, and economic impact of the novel coronavirus global pandemic:
2009 H1N1 pandemic
1918 Flu Pandemic
1968 Pandemic (H3N2 virus) 1957-58 Pandemic (H2N2 virus)
war and epidemics
Diptheria epidemic (1921-25)
West African Ebola Epidemic (2015-16)
Yellow Fever Philadelphia (1793)
Black Death (1346-1353)
Plague of Athens (430 B.C.)
Antonine Plague (165-180 A.D.)
Plague of Justinian (541-542 A.D.)
Great Plague of London - (1665)
Great Plague of Marseille (1720-1723)
Russian Plague (1770-1772)
Homeland Security Digital Library
U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents, as well as theses and reports from various universities, organizations, and local and state agencies.
A major online resource for information on all aspects of Congressional work. Includes hearing transcripts, committee reports, bills, CRS Reports, the Congressional Record, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, publications from the U.S. Serial Set (House & Senate Documents & Reports, etc.) and public laws.
PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)
This resource covers issues in public policy, combining both PAIS Archive and PAIS International, with coverage from 1915 to present. Sources include journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material and more. The resource provides a broad perspective on social and public policies, from historical (Prohibition, civil rights, McCarthyism) to current (health policy, climate change, terrorism).