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Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference: Guide Contents


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About Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference

How to use Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference:

Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference Basic Search


The start page for Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference opens up in Quick Search - simply start typing in your keywords.

You also have options for Advanced Search, which allows for keyword and precision searching, as well as searching by Categories and Geography, as well as to search for statistics on specific nations or US states.

Access to Data Planet

The Data Planet repository is accessible via two complementary interfaces:


Data Planet Statistical Datasets is available via IP (and proxy server) authentication at The Data Planet Statistical Datasets interface allows users to browse available datasets by subject and source and to manipulate variables to create customized views of the data, as well as to search for statistics of interest via Quick and/or Advanced Search.

Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference can be accessed directly at This access point connects users directly to Data Planet's Quick and Advanced Search functions.


(EZproxy users, please visit here.)

EZproxy Links to Data Planet

Effective 10/1/2017, it is necessary for all subscribing institutions that use EZProxy to have an SSL certificate installed on their proxy server in order to provide access to remote users.

Access to Data Planet by Conquest Systems requires the following configuration in the config.txt/ezproxy.cfg file. Note that ALL lines of code listed, including HTTPHeader information, must be configured.

T Data-Planet

HTTPHeader -request -process X-Requested-With

HTTPHeader -request -process X-GWT-*








T Ready Reference 

HTTPHeader -request -process X-Requested-With

HTTPHeader -request -process X-GWT-*








After editing config.txt, the EZproxy server must be restarted to make any changes take effect.

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