What is the U.S. Census? What is IN the Census? What is NOT in the Census? (opens up separate WORD document) - background & overview of major components; and a brief example of using American Fact Finder.
QUICK LOOK: Census for any community in the United States - default search is for the entire country, then you can search for a specific State, County, City, Town or Zipcode of your choice.
Finding articles in Willamette University's own student newspaper, The Collegian (full text searchable, going back to the first issue in 1875)
Finding articles in local Oregon & national newspapers - If you are already familiar with the nuances of searching a full text database, then here are quick links to directly access the major newspapers mentioned in this guide:
Salem Business Journal (monthly coverage of businesses in Marion & Polk counties)
Salem Weekly: (primary focus on Salem, some coverage of outlying areas in Marion & Polk counties)