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.
How to Find Local Media; Newspapers and National magazines (detailed explanations)
Finding articles in Willamette University's own student newspaper, The Collegian (full text searchable, going back to the first issue in 1875)
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:
- Article authored by Shawn K. Stover titled "Changing Long Held Beliefs", from Skeptic. Published 2014. Volume 19, Issue 3, p 54-56. Click to retrieve from Academic Search Premier database.
- Article authored by Tanya Ryan titled "Green Intentions: An Exploratory Study on Advertising and the Environmental Movement", from Journal of Research for Consumers. Published 2014. Issue 26, p 76-105. Click to retrieve article from the journal's website.
- Press Release titled "Erdos & Morgan Releases 2015 Opinion Leaders Study", from Erdos & Morgan, Inc. Published December 15, 2015. Click to retrieve from Erdos & Morgan's website.
- "Opinion Leaders and The Economist: - Erdos and Morgan Opinion Leaders Study 2015." Published January 2016 byThe Economist. Click to retrieve this promotional brochure from The Economist's website.
- "Washington Post Rated as Top Source inside the Beltway" Published December 12, 2015 by News On News. Click to retrieve this promotional brochure from the News On News website.