You can still be counted!

  The library wants to remind you to fill out your census form before September 30, 2020! The UW Tacoma Center for Applied Urban Research and the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation determined that a 10% undercount in Pierce county would result in $750,000 less in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. It also informs transportation and Read More…

Uncover Private Company Financial Data

Introduction Company research can be an arduous task for business researchers and investors alike. The elusive financial information from privately-held companies can make company research all the more difficult, especially compared to their publicly-traded counterparts. Definitions Publicly-traded companies, by definition, trade company stocks on the public market, and regularly disclose business and financial information to Read More…

Database Spotlight: Social Explorer

Want to incorporate census data into your class projects? Curious about how demographic trends have changed over time? Want to add maps and tables to your presentations? Social Explorer might make your research whole a lot easier! What is in this database? Social Explorer provides hundreds of thousands of data indicators across demography, economy, health, Read More…

Database Spotlight: Hein Online, Gun Regulation & Legislation

We’d love to share with you an important Hein Online database. Hein Online is a legal publisher, periodical subscription agent, and the world’s largest distributor of legal periodicals.  The database we are highlighting is entitled “Gun Regulation and Legislation in America“. What is in this database? This new HeinOnline collection brings together more than 500 Read More…