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June 1, 2012

Transatlantic Trends Survey, 2010

 

The aim of this survey was to identify the attitudes of the public in the United States and in 12 European countries towards foreign policy and transatlantic issues. This survey concentrated on issues such as: United States and European Union (EU) leadership and relations, international relations, the likelihood of strong leadership from the United States, the EU, Russia, China, and India five years from now, respondent assessment of the current United States President on various issues such as climate change and stabilizing Afghanistan, which issues should be priorities for United States and EU leaders in the next five years, favorability towards certain countries and institutions, international cooperation, international conflict, the role of China in international issues, Turkey and Turkish accession to the EU, the international economic crisis, economic versus military power, Turkey and Cyprus reunification, political party attachment, vote intentions in the next national elections, and left-right political self-placement. Demographic and other background information includes age, gender, race, age when finished full-time education and stage at which full-time education completed, occupation, type of phone line, household composition, type of locality, and region of residence.

This dataset is available through the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) database which provides search and browsing access to abstracts and data sets in the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Search or browse title of study, principal investigator, words in abstract, or study number. Browse major research categories..  Auburn University students, faculty, and staff only may create an account that will allow access to the membership-only data.

Please contact Barbara Bishop at bishoba@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1690 if you need more information concerning ICPSR .

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June 1, 2012

Transatlantic Trends: Immigration, 2010

 Transatlantic Trends: Immigration, 2010 examined attitudes and policy preferences related to immigration in Europe, Canada, and the United States. The survey concentrated on the most important issues facing the respondent's country, general perceptions of immigration and immigrants, perceptions of legal and illegal immigrants, the impact of immigration on society, conditions for citizenship, policies on legal and illegal immigration, access to social benefits, government evaluation, decision-making level, socio-political rights, consequences of an aging society, immigration and integration, economic evaluation, vote intention, and political party identification. Demographic and other background information includes gender, age, age when stopped full-time education and stage at which full-time education was completed, religious affiliation, ethnicity, citizenship, origin of birth (personal and parental), type of locality, region of residence, and language of interview.

This dataset is available through the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) database which provides search and browsing access to abstracts and data sets in the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Search or browse title of study, principal investigator, words in abstract, or study number. Browse major research categories..  Auburn University students, faculty, and staff only may create an account that will allow access to the membership-only data.

Please contact Barbara Bishop at bishoba@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1690 if you need more information concerning ICPSR .

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May 18, 2012

The Civil War Diaries and Letters Collection is now available online via the Auburn University Digital Library .

This collection consists of diaries and collections of letters from the Civil War era found in the Special Collections and Archives, located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library. The diaries offer a unique look into the lives of common soldiers, spies and even a bodyguard of Abraham Lincoln. Letters include both private and official correspondence. Correspondents in the latter group include Rufus King and Ulysses S. Grant. Transcripts are provided for each handwritten page.

The Civil War Diaries and Letters Collection is located by visiting the Auburn University Libraries homepage and then clicking on the Digital Collections link located in the lower central part of the homepage under the "Quick Links" heading.  Click on the Browse Collections link to then get to the Civil War Diaries and Letters Collection .

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May 18, 2012

Census of Population and Housing, 2010 [United States]: Summary File 1

Summary File 1 (SF1) contains summary statistics on population and housing subjects derived from questions on the 2010 Census questionnaire. Population items include sex, age, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, household relationship, household type, household size, family type, family size, and group quarters. Housing items include occupancy status, vacancy status, and tenure (whether a housing unit is owner-occupied or renter-occupied). The summary statistics are presented in 331 tables, which are tabulated for multiple levels of observation (called "summary levels" in the Census Bureau's nomenclature), including, but not limited to, regions, divisions, states, metropolitan statistical areas, micropolitan statistical areas, counties, county subdivisions, places, congressional districts, American Indian and Alaska Native area and Hawaiian home lands, ZIP Code tabulation areas, census tracts, block groups, and blocks. There are 177 population tables and 58 housing tables shown down to the block level; 82 population tables and 4 housing tables shown down to the census tract level; and 10 population tables shown down to the county level. With one variable per table cell and additional variables with geographic information, the collection comprises 2,544 data files, 48 per state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, plus 48 for the National File which contains summary levels not included in the state files (e.g. regions and divisions).

SF1 is supplied in 54 ZIP archives. There is an archive for each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the National File. The last archive contains the codebook, other documentation files, and a Microsoft Access database shell.

This dataset is available through the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) database which provides search and browsing access to abstracts and data sets in the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Search or browse title of study, principal investigator, words in abstract, or study number. Browse major research categories..  Auburn University students, faculty, and staff only may create an account that will allow access to the membership-only data.

Please contact Barbara Bishop at bishoba@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1690 if you need more information concerning ICPSR .

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May 4, 2012

BuildingGreen Suite is intended to help building-industry professionals and students design and build construction projects that minimize ecological impact and maximize economic performance. Includes access to Environmental Building News articles, lists for GreenSpec products and specification guidelines, and detailed project case studies of high-performance buildings.

 

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May 4, 2012

Edited by George C. Edwards III and William G. Howell, and published by Oxford University Press in 2011, this large volume is located in the Reference Collection on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number JK 516 .O94 2011.

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April 20, 2012

 UNComtrade is the United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database. Over 170 reporter countries provide the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) with their annual international trade statistics data detailed by commodities and partner countries. Data goes back to the early 1960s. Note that data may not be available for all commodities for all countries for all years.

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April 20, 2012

Census of Manufactures, Motor Vehicle and Textile Industry Plants, 1929, 1931, 1933, and 1935 [United States]

  • This data collection consists of individual-plant data from the Census of Manufactures, conducted by the United States Bureau of the Census, for 1929, 1931, 1933, and 1935. The purpose of this research was to analyze the economic behavior of the American industrial economy during the period 1929-1935, which spans the largest decline in demand ever to strike the manufacturing sector of the economy. This project created establishment panel data sets for the automotive, automotive parts, and textile industries.

This document is part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and is distributed exactly as it arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the principal investigator if further information is desired.

This dataset is available through the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) database which provides search and browsing access to abstracts and data sets in the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Search or browse title of study, principal investigator, words in abstract, or study number. Browse major research categories..  Auburn University students, faculty, and staff only may create an account that will allow access to the membership-only data.

Please contact Barbara Bishop at bishoba@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1690 if you need more information concerning ICPSR .

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April 6, 2012

RIA Checkpoint: Accounting & Auditing  (Registered Investment Advisor) provides access to accounting and auditing standards and regulations from the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants), FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board), GASB (Governmental Accounting Standards Board), IASB (International Accounting Standards Board), PCAOB  (Public Company Accounting Oversight Board) and the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission).

Please NOTE:  this database provides only single-user access (i.e., only one person may log in at one time).

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April 6, 2012

Hedonic Quality-Adjusted Price Indices for the American Automobile Industry, 1906-1941 [United States]

This data collection consists of prices and detailed attribute information for automobile models published in the contemporary trade press -- specifically the periodicals "Automotive Industries" and "Motor" -- at the time of the annual New York Auto Show from 1906 to 1941. It is important to note that the data represent only firms operating above a certain minimal economic threshold, namely they were large enough to make advertising at the major annual trade show attractive.

This document is part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and is distributed exactly as it arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the principal investigator if further information is desired.

This dataset is available through the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) database which provides search and browsing access to abstracts and data sets in the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Search or browse title of study, principal investigator, words in abstract, or study number. Browse major research categories..  Auburn University students, faculty, and staff only may create an account that will allow access to the membership-only data.

Please contact Barbara Bishop at bishoba@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1690 if you need more information concerning ICPSR .

 

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