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Finding Statistics

This guide is designed to help you in locating statistics from online and print sources.

About and Credits

This guide has been revised since its inception in 2000. The original guide was designed and developed by Lisa Hinchliffe, Coordinator of Information Literacy Services and Instruction - University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign and Lynda Duke, MS candidate, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois. Partial funding for this guide was provided by a Teaching-Learning Development Program grant from the Center for the Advancement of Teaching at Illinois State University.

The following individuals contributed to the guide:

  • Angela Bonnell
  • Michael Brun
  • Gary Klass
  • Becky Ladd
  • Diane Mather
  • Sharon Naylor
  • Mary Rotsch

Resources used to create the content of the tutorial included:

Paula Berinstein, Finding Statistics Online: How to Locate the Elusive Numbers You Need, (Medford, NJ : Information Today, 1998).

Carol A. Hert and Gary Marchionini, "Information Seeking Behavior on Statistical Websites: Theoretical and Design Implications," (ASIS 1998 Contributed Papers - Electronic Scholarship Part 1).

Jean L. Sears and Marilyn K. Moody, Using Government Publications, Volume 1: Searching by Subjects and Agencies, (Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press, 1985).

Jean L. Sears and Marilyn K. Moody, Using Government Publications, Volume 2: Finding Statistics and Using Special Techniques, (Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press, 1986).

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Angela Bonnell
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