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CRIJ/POSC/SOCI/SOCW 3362: Statistics for the Social Sciences

Statistics for the Social Sciences: Finding datasets and scholarly research articles.

Purpose of this Guide

The information in these pages will help you:

  • find statistics in library databases
  • find articles in scholarly journals with results of statistical studies and experiments
  • find reference sources to define and explain concepts in your textbook
  • Contact librarians for research assistance.

Statistics Video Tutorials

The Against All Odds:  Inside Statistics videos from Films on Demand provide an overview on the art and science of gathering, organizing, analyzing and drawing conclusions from data.

Databases with Statistical Content

The following library resources will provide access to statistical summaries, as well as datasets.

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