Category Archives: DISC

Country Statistical Yearbook Library Guide – Nov. 17, 2016

The Data and Information Service Center’s Country Statistical Yearbook Library Guide continues to be the second most heavily accessed Guide on the campus library system. The Yearbook Library Guide contains links to “country statistical yearbooks or similar collections (census, “facts … Continue reading

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National Establishment Time-Series (NETS) Database

The National Establishment Time-Series (NETS) Database provides information on mobility patterns, employment and sales growth performance, job creation and destruction, business startups and failures, changes in primary markets, corporate affiliations, and much more for over thirty two million establishments in … Continue reading

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North American DDI User Conference [NADDI] – April 8-10, 2015

The North American DDI User Conference [NADDI]  will be held April 8-10, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. The theme of this years conference is “Research Data Management: Enhancing Discoverability with Open Metadata Standards.” The conference is being hosted by the University of … Continue reading

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2013 Statistical Abstract of the United States

The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.  It was also designed to serve as a guide to other statistical publications and sources.   From … Continue reading

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DISC Archive: New Data from 2011/2012 Wisconsin Legislative Session

With a historic recall election approaching in the state of Wisconsin, the DISC archive is pleased to announce new voting-behavior data for the state legislative session that ended in March 2012.  Principal investigator  Jacob Stampen, emeritus professor at UW-Madison’s Department … Continue reading

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DISC Archive: Voting Behavior in the Wisconsin State Legislature, 2003-2010

The latest addition to the DISC online data archive offers a timely opportunity for researchers to delve into the voting dynamics of the Wisconsin state legislature in the past decade.  Jacob Stampen, emeritus professor at UW-Madison’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy … Continue reading

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Welcome to DISC News, the Blog!

In keeping with the springtime and an updated version of the DISC website, I’d like to introduce something else new: DISC News, now in blog format! The new DISC News blog lets us share news and announcements as they happen.  DISC News … Continue reading

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