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Research Strategies for Successful Completion of Your Upper Level Writing Requirement: Statistics

Introduction

If a newspaper story or article cites or alludes to a recent statistic or statistical study, try a Google (or similar) search to see if the primary study is available in full text.

Scholarly articles also report on researchers' statistical studies, so consider looking for an article using one of the article-finding tools listed above in the Articles-Other section of this guide.

Also, there are dozens of tools for finding reliable statistical data. This page lists some helpful places to start.

More Detailed Sources of Statistical Information

This is just a small selection. If none of these suits your needs, speak to a Zief research librarian.