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Solving Public Problems: Selected Resources

Prof. David Supp-Montgomerie

Selected Resources

LOCAL GOV'T and AREA SOURCES
State of Iowa Publications (includes: legislation and budget)

Iowa City Strategic Plan

Iowa City Area Development

Johnson County Needs Assessment Reports

Johnson County Boards/Commissions/Councils Reports

 

US GOVERNMENT SOURCES
US GOVERNMENT GUIDE, including statistics

 

NEWSPAPERS
Des Moines Register 1999-
DMR via Proquest Digital Microfilm, 2009-

Press Citizen 2002-

Cedar Rapids Gazette  
CRG via Access World News, 1992-  
(select USA-Iowa under Shortcuts)
CRG via Factiva, 2003- (selected full-text available; use Search Builder to locate title)

Daily Iowan
DI via Iowa Digital Library, 1868-
DI via LexisNexis Academic
, 1998- (see advanced options, search Daily Iowan as Source)

The Local News Index, produced by the Iowa City Public Library, provides indexing for local information in newspapers and magazines, codes for which appear in the Paper column. Note the Paper, Date and Page number from your search results for looking up the full text of the articles on microfilm. Codes are:

*PC=Press Citizen (1968-Present, except 1973 and 1995)
*DI=Daily Iowan (1986-Present)
LV=Little Village (2001-Present)
IC=Icon (1993-2000)
*GA=Iowa City Gazette (1999-2000)
*IM=Iowa City Magazine (1993-1996)
CR=Cedar Rapids Gazette Neighbors Section (1986-1998)

*Holdings available at University of Iowa Libraries

CENSUS DATA
Iowa Data Center: http://www.iowadatacenter.org/

City Population data: http://quickfacts.census.gov

See > Iowa > More Iowa data sets > Places in Iowa listed alphabetically

SimplyMap (Use your UI email address as username)
SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data for the United States

SimplyMapy Demos:
Mapping Demographic Data
Using Data Filters 

 

GUIDE FOR URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING

LIBRARY DATABASES

Subject Guide

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Education, Communication Studies, Journalism
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