Compendia provide quick and easy access to some most-sought-after statistical tables. Footnotes to these tables lead to the web site, statistical series, organization, or government agency that produces the statistics you’re looking for. Chapter headings in compendia may contain useful information about statistics on a particular topic, including the existence of time-series.
These compendia are available on the web and/or in the Reed library:
The following web sites are great starting places for locating government data published directly to the web: