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Data & Statistics

This guide will help you get started with data/statistics-based research. Use this guide to discover the variety of print and electronic data/statistical resources available at Okanagan College Library and on the Web.

Introduction

What?

Statistics is "The science of collecting, displaying, and analysing data."

Data is "Information, usually numerical or categorial." 

Why?

Data and statistics offer a weath of information for researchers. Statistics can include socio-economic data, economic indicatators, financial information, and more.

Where?

View a list of OC Library's data and statistics sources and navigate through this guide to learn more.

References

Data and Statistics.  In G. Upton &I. Cook (Eds.) A Dictionary of Statistics (2nd ed.). Retrieved from http://www.oxfordreference.com/pages/Subjects_and_Titles__2D_GS12

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