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Communication Studies - Dr. Yang: Understanding Research and Statistics

A library orientation guide.

Understanding Research and Statistics

"Statistics is not about truth, it's about probability,"

                                                                   - The Zen Librarian


These two recommended resources will get you started in the path of understanding research and statistics:

1. The Tao of Research: A Path to Validity

APA Citation: Halcyon Research Inc. (2010). The Tao of research: A path to validity Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: 10.4135/9781452226583

Note: This book is only available as an e-book through the SAGE Research Methods Database.


2.   The Tao of Statistics: A Path to Understanding (with No Math)

APA Citation: Keller, D. K. (2006). The Tao of statistics: A path to understanding (with no math) Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: 10.4135/9781452226637

... there's 47 chapters.

Note: Also available as a print book at the UTEP Library:

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