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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.

  • Learning Outcomes:

  • Will know the importance of statistics for enhancing research

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

  • Will know how to cite statistical information

  • Audience: Undergraduates

  • Bulletin 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 for local, state, regional, national, and international topics

  • Presenters: Tom Rohrig, Jake Syma 

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

Date:
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Lab 150
Campus:
University Library
Categories:
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Denise Caspell

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