U.S. Census Bureau Economic Census Provides detailed statistics that are important for industries and communities. Trade associations, chambers of commerce, and businesses rely on this information for economic development, business decisions, and strategic planning. Economic Census for 2012 is underway; current Statistics are from 2007 Economic Census. - partial
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office The database consists includes information about all US patents (including utility, design, reissue, plant patents and SIR documents) from the first patent issued in 1790 to the most recent issue week. ## ##Patents from January 1976 to the present offer the full searchable text, including all bibliographic data, such as the inventor's name, the patent's title, and the assignee's name; the abstract; the full description of the invention; and the claims. The display of each patent's full-text includes a hyperlink to obtain full-page images of each page of the patent. Information from Certificates of Correction and Reexaminations is not included in the full-text database per se, but can be found as pages attached to the full-page images of the original patent. ## ##Patents from 1790 to December 1975 offer only the patent number and the current US patent classification in the text display, and can be searched only by those fields. However, this limited text display also includes a hyperlink to obtain full-page images of each page of the patent. 1790-present Partial
Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry Leading reference in applied chemistry, industrial chemistry, and chemical engineering. Peer-reviewed encyclopedia describing physical and chemical properties, production, applications, economic data, toxicology, and occupational health for substances ranging from raw materials or specialty chemicals. Fully international in scope and coverage, it contains 1,050 major articles, nearly 15,000 tables, 25,000 figures, and innumerable literature sources and cross-references. - partial is the authoritative source of detailed information on periodicals of all types -- academic and scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more from around the world. current partial
UN Comtrade Provides access to information and data on International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS) and the work of the International Merchandise Trade Statistics Section (IMTSS) of the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), including the UN Comtrade database containing more than 1.75 billion trade records starting from 1962. - yes
Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels A collection of adult comic books and graphic novels from the first underground comix from the 1960s to the works of contemporary creators. Still growing, the collection contains 421 comic series, 1,901 comic books totaling 129,624 pages, including a complete run of The Comics Journal. Includes some material from the 1950s, notably Dr. Frederic Werthams Seduction of the Innocent, as well as influential works by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder. 1960s - yes
Uniworld Up-to-date multinational business contact information with listings in over 200 countries. Includes information on American firms operating in foreign countries and foreign firms operating in the United States. current no
Urban Studies Abstracts Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to urban studies, including urban affairs, community development, urban history, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 51,600 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline. - partial
USA Trade Online Current and cumulative U.S. export and import data for over 9,000 export commodities and 17,000 import commodities. USA Trade Online provides trade statistics using the Harmonized System (HS) up to the 10-digit level and the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) commodity classification codes up to the 6-digit level. - partial
USENIX Conference Proceedings Conference proceedings from USENIX covering developments of all aspects of computers, in particular operating systems. varies varies