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LexisNexis Statistical: Locating Sources

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The strategy for locating a complete document from the citation in LexisNexis Statistical varies according to the source (U.S., international,etc.). Match your search result to one of the five examples below and then follow the advice specific to that example.

  1. American Statistics Index
    Copyright © 1999, Congressional Information Service, Inc.
    Strategic Assessment 1998: Engaging Power for Peace
    Type: Report
    Date: [1999.]
    Periodicity(Frequency): Annual.
    Source: National Defense University
    Length: xiv+285 p.
    SuDoc: D5.402:IN7/4/998.
    Item No: 0378-H-01.
    LC Card No: 96-002667.
    Availability: GPO.
    Internet: DOD Web site. [ http://www.ndu.edu/inss/Strategic%20Assessments/pubs_SAs.htm ]
    Microfiche Status: ASI/MF/5
    CIS Documents on Demand: To Purchase Full Text Reproductions: call 1-800-227-2477 or 301-951-4631 or e-mail
    CISdod@lexis-nexis.com
    Record Number: ASI 1999 3904-11

    Abstract: Fourth annual report, for 1998, on U.S. foreign policy issues related to national defense and security. Focuses on global areas of conflict and potential U.S. military involvement, and on military responses to unrest in specific world areas. Data are from DOD, State Dept, and other Federal agencies; UN, OECD, IMF, and other international organizations; and other sources.

    Contents: Chapter 1-8. Background and world situation, with 28 maps, 23 charts, and 10 tables showing refugees, population, R & D and foreign investment, oil reserves and consumption, military force strengths, defense expenditures, arms trade, and selected economic indicators, variously for selected countries, country groups, and U.S.; projected costs of NATO enlargement; perception of government corruption, by selected Latin America country; and U.S. narcotics seizures. (p. 1-136)…

    • If "Item No" appears in the entry, if the Library has the title, it will most likely be located in the Government Publications collection, 5th floor, shelved by its "SuDoc" number (e.g., D5.402:IN7/4/998 ).
    • To locate recent publications, look up the title in InvestiGator.
    • To locate older publications look in the Government Publications card catalog under the SuDoc number.
    • Many recent titles (such as the one above) are also available on the Internet (click on the underlined links).


  2. American Statistics Index
    Global Humanitarian Emergencies, 1998-99
    Type: Report
    Date: Sept. 1998.
    Periodicity(Frequency): Annual.
    Source: Central Intelligence Agency
    Length: 33 p.+wallchart.
    Availability: Copies are available from the issuing agency at the time the document is issued. These are usually free of charge,
    but supplies may be limited. For Fed depts and agencies; avail to non-US Govt users from Photoduplication Service, Library of
    Congress, priced. NTIS.
    Microfiche Status: ASI/MF/3
    CIS Documents on Demand: To Purchase Full Text Reproductions: call 1-800-227-2477 or 301-951-4631 or e-mail
    CISdod@lexis-nexis.com
    Record Number: ASI 1999 9114-9

    Abstract: Annual report for 1998-99 reviewing critical humanitarian emergencies and assistance needs in foreign countries resulting from military conflicts, severe government repression in rogue states, and natural or technological disasters that can be anticipated. Report was released by the U.S. mission to the UN.

    Contents: a. Main report, with text statistics, 2 maps, 8 charts, and 3 tables showing population in need of assistance, by type of humanitarian emergency and country; estimated global emergency humanitarian assistance, by source (U.S., EU, other OECD governments, private contributions); OECD Official Development Assistance and humanitarian aid; and percent of UN humanitarian assistance appeals met, by country; various periods 1990-98. (p. 1-33)…

    • If "Item No" does not appear, the document will be available in the ASI microfiche located in Government Publications.
    • Look under the "Record Number" to locate the microfiche (e.g., 1999 microfiche: 9114-9).


  3. Index to International Statistics
    Copyright © 1999, Congressional Information Service, Inc.
    IMF Staff Country Reports. Albania: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation, Request for the Second Annual Arrangement Under the Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility, and Request for Augmentation
    Type: Series report
    Date: Mar. 1999.
    Series Title: IMF Staff Country Reports(Link to this Summary)
    Source: International Monetary Fund
    Availability: IMF (Washington DC), single copy $15.00
    Microfiche status: IIS/MF
    IIS 1999 3840-S17.448

    Abstract: Examines selected economic development topics for Albania. Includes data on selected economic indicators, varying periods 1993-May 1999 with projections to 2008 and beyond.

    Format and data presentation: Table/chart listing (p. 1-2); and report and appendices, with 4 charts and 12 tables. Data on aid from IDA are shown by project.

    Index Terms: Economic indicators; Albania; National budgets; Money supply; Balance of payments; Projections and forecasts; International Monetary Fund; Development assistance; International Development Association; Refugees

    Content Notation: Albania econ dev topics, with selected indicators, 1990s-2008 and beyond, IMF rpt

    If "Microfiche status" says "IIS/MF," the document will be located in Government Publications in the IIS microfiche under the IIS number (e.g., 1999 microfiche: 3840-S17.448). The document may also be available in print format. To locate recent intergovernmental organization publications, look up the title in InvestiGator. To locate older documents, look up the Organizational author (the "Source") and title in the Government Publications card catalog. Many international documents are also available on intergovernmental organizations’ web sites. A list of useful links to web sites of intergovernmental and other international organizations is available at: http://www.library.sfsu.edu/research/instruction/ForCoInfo.html#int

    If the "Microfiche status" says "not filmed," the document may still be available in the Library collection. To locate recent intergovernmental organization publications, look up the title in InvestiGator. To locate older documents, look up the Organizational author (the "Source") and title in the Government Publications card catalog. Many international documents are also available on intergovernmental organizations’ web sites. A list of useful links to webs sites of intergovernmental and other international organizations is available at: http://www.library.sfsu.edu/research/instruction/ForCoInfo.html#int


  4. Statistical Reference Index
    Copyright © 1999, Congressional Information Service, Inc.
    Media Monitor
    Type: Periodical
    Periodicity(Frequency): Bimonthly.
    Source: Center for Media and Public Affairs
    Length: 6 p.
    LC Card No.: sn91-22022
    Availability: Center for Media and Public Affairs, 2100 L St., NW, Suite 300, Washington DC 20037; $50.00 per yr.
    Microfiche status: SRI/MF/complete.
    Record Number: SRI 1999 R3823-1

    Abstract: Bimonthly review of media coverage of current events and issues. Data are compiled by the Center for Media and Public Affairs, and are based primarily on analysis of TV news broadcasts. Each issue generally consists of an analytical article focusing on media coverage of a selected news topic, with text data, charts, and tables on the amount and content of coverage. Data sometimes include detail for individual TV networks. Jan./Feb. issue usually includes an annual article reviewing TV news coverage for the preceding year. Articles are described, as they appear, under "Statistical Features."…

    If "Microfiche status: SRI/MF" appears, some ("excerpts") or all ("complete") of the publication will be located in Government Publications in the SRI microfiche under the "Record number" (e.g., 1999 microfiche: R3823-1).


  5. Statistical Reference Index
    Copyright © 1998, Congressional Information Service, Inc.
    Statistical Abstract of Latin America
    Type: Report
    Date: 1997.
    Periodicity(Frequency): Annual.
    Source: University of California at Los Angeles: Latin American Center
    Length: lxxiv+1051 p.
    Agency Report No.: Vol. 33
    LC Card No.: 56-63569
    ISBN: 0-87903-260-X (cloth)
    Availability: University of California at Los Angeles: Latin American Center, Publications, 10343 Bunche Hall, Box 951447,
    Los Angeles CA 90095-1447; $310.00
    Microfiche status: SRI/MF/not filmed.
    Record Number: SRI 1998 U6250-1

    Abstract: Annual report, for 1997, presenting detailed social, economic, and governmental statistics for Latin America. Data are primarily for 1980s-94, with historical trends from as early as 1774, and projections to 2050. Most data are from Latin American governmental sources, and international agencies such as UN, OAS, Agency for International Development (AID), and IMF. Data sources appear beneath each table. Report was edited by James W. Wilkie and Jose Guadalupe Ortega…

    If the "Microfiche status" is "not filmed," look up the title in InvestiGator to see if it is in the Library’s collection.

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