Every subject area has unique and specialist types of information, which mean that you need to look beyond Library Search. Some types of information are accessed via specialist databases, for example newspapers, while others are available online.
Britain's economy, population and society at national and local level. You can find statistics on the following themes: • Agriculture and Environment • Business and Energy • Children, Education and Skills • Crime and Justice • Economy • Government • Health and Social Care • Labour Market • People and Places • Population • Travel and Transport.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills publish a range of National and Official Statistics; topics include: • Further and Higher Education • Building materials • Construction prices and costs • Economic performance and employment • Business population • Innovation • Trade Union Membership
Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives have rich collection of maritime history. Their user guide contains details of the kinds of material held in their archives relating to Shipbuilding, Marine Engineering, Ships Outfitting,Ship Repairing, Ship Registration & Professional and Employers Association.