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JOUR800 - Introduction to Doctoral Study in Journalism and Public Communication

A guide to Library resources and services available for Ph.D. students at the Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland.

Statistical Insight (Proquest)

Statistical Insight  - Provides access to statistics produced by the U.S. government, major international and intergovernmental organizations, professional and trade organizations, state government agencies, and universities.

NOTE: These are final, published reports - as opposed to raw data. For raw data, see the Data-Planet Datasets tab in this guide.

To search, enter your search terms in the main search box and click the search icon: 

Statistical Insight Search Box Screenshot

Use the options available on the results screen to further refine your results:

Statistical Insight Results Screen Screenshot

Using Statistical Insight (Proquest)

To use Statistical Insight:

  • Click on Advanced Search and change the drop-down box to “Subject/Index terms” 
  • Click on List  to view and select from available subject headings such as:
    • Poverty
    • Social security
    • Wage surveys
    • Work incentive programs
  • Click on the subject heading of interest to enter it into the search box.
  • Continue entering additional search terms as desired and click Go when finished.

Icons appearing after the entry indicate what level of access is available (Abstract, PDF, Tables, Other Editions).

Use the options on the left-hand side of the results screen to further refine your results.

See the box to the right for information on locating items not available full-text in Statistical Insight.

For more information on searching Statistical Insight, see the online guide.