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Main Title The reference guide to data sources /
Author Bauder, Julia,
Publisher ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 878667257
ISBN 9780838912270; 0838912273
Subjects Statistics--Computer network resources--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Social sciences--Statistics--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Internet research--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Electronic reference sources--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Internet searching--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; World Wide Web--Subject access--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Computer science ; Electronic data processing ; Information Storage and Retrieval ; Information Science ; Online-Ressource ; Online-Recherche ; Sozialwissenschaften ; Statistik
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ELBM  HA33.5.B38 2014 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/01/2023
Collation x, 172 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Data reference basics -- General sources -- Agriculture and food -- Crime -- Earth science : general -- Earth science : air, climate and weather -- Earth science : water -- Economics : general -- Economics : government finance -- Economics : firms and industries -- Economics : commodities -- Economics : labor -- Economics : macroeconomic accounts -- Economics : banks and lending -- Economics : real estate -- Economics : trade and tariffs -- Education -- Energy -- Health and health care -- People and households -- Political science : elections -- Political science : war and peace -- Political science : other -- Public opinion surveys -- Transportation -- Spatial data -- When all else fails : using article databases, WorldCat, and real live people to find data -- Appendix A: citing data -- Appendix B: getting started with the survey documentation and analysis software. Questions about statistics have long been a staple at library reference desks. The rise of the Internet and the spread of statistical software packages have blurred the line between statistics reference and data reference. This guide is designed to help you answer basic data reference questions without having to refer to a dedicated data services librarian.