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Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics: Finding Relevant Statistics for Your Research Workshop - Tom Rohrig and Jake Syma

Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics: Finding Relevant Statistics for Your Research

This workshop will provide an overview for finding statistics for research.  The workshop will include a detailed comparison of Proquest Statistical Insight and Statistica, pointing out the most important uses of both databases.  The workshop will also cover free online statistics sources including data.gov, Economy at a Glance (BLS), EuroStat, etc.

Bullet Points:

  • Will show how statistics can improve your research.

  • Will demo 2 most important statistical databases – Proquest Statistical Insight and Statistica

  • Will show how to find statistical information forlocal, state, regional, national, and international topics

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Will know the importance of statistics for enhancing research

  2. Will know how to locate the statistics from both free and University Library databases

  3. Will know how to cite statistical information

Audience: Undergraduates

Date/time:

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 3:00-5:00 pm

Presenters: Tom Rohrig, Jake Syma 

Related LibGuide: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics: Finding Relevant Statistics for Your Research by Tom Rohrig

Date:
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time:
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Lab 150
Campus:
University Library
Categories:
Workshops
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Denise Caspell

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