Statistical Abstract Saved by ProQuest and Bernan Press

from Library Journal:
“It looks as though the lifetime achievement award bestowed upon Statistical Abstract of the United States at this past American Library Association (ALA) midwinter awards was premature. Dismaying librarians, the government announced last year that publication of the demographics powerhouse would cease with the 2012 issue. Today, however, database aggregator ProQuest announced that it will continue publication of the work—in print and online—with the 2013 issue, meaning that there will be no gap in coverage.

In print since 1878, Statistical Abstract offers an annually updated array of statistics on all aspects of life in the United States, as well as some international data.”
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