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Finding Data & Statistics

An information guide to accompany the iLearnOregon class Finding Data & Statistics


Training Goals

Research Data Management, CC BY-NC 2.0 janneke staaks

Our goals for the online training are to:

  • introduce the topic;
  • review considerations before searching for data and statistics;
  • demonstrate places to search:
    • library databases,
    • government agencies,
    • organizations, and
    • international government or organizations; and
  • discuss questions or comments.

Terminology Review

  • Data = raw information
  • Statistics = interpretation of the information