CQ's Encyclopedia of the U.S. Census is a single-volume reference on the history, procedures, and uses of the United States census from 1790 to the present. Written by leading authorities, and arranged in an A to Z subject format, this work represents a unique and definitive collaboration on all aspects of the U.S. census. Drawing from academia, government, and the private sector, CQ Press and the Editorial Board have commissioned more than 100 concise, definitive articles on the decennial census and related topics. All articles include references for further reading; many also point the reader to online resources for census information.