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Jody Kempf

This subject covers: the science of collecting, analyzing, presenting, and interpreting data. (From Britannica Online)

Article Databases and Indexes

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

Current Index to Statistics Extended Database is the Internet version of Current Index to Statistics, Applications, Methods and Theory, from the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. CIS is a bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields. It includes coverage, in most cases from 1974 (or first issue if later) to the present (currently, volumes published in 1998) from 106 "core journals" (and pre-1974 coverage for a number of them), selected articles since 1974 from about 900 additional journals, and about 8000 books in statistics published since 1974. Each year, the CIS-ED is updated with an additional year of coverage.

Catalogs and Bibliographies


Search with MNCAT to find books, journals, etc. owned by the library. Search by keyword, subject, title, or author for materials on your topic.

General Reference Sources



The Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences provides information on statistical theory and the applications of statistical methods in various scientific fields. This second edition collects the entire original edition plus supplements and updates (16 volumes of the print reference).

International encyclopedia of statistics

Statistics and Data

Statistical Resources

Topical dictionary of statistics

Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

Citation managers are software packages used to create personalized databases of citation information and notes. They allow you to: import and organize citation information from article indexes and other sources save links to pdfs and other documents, and in some cases save the document itself format citations for your papers and bibliographies using APA and many other styles include your own notes

Writing Guides

Library Information

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