STAT 410 Library Guide

Generalized Linear Models

Information resources for literature reviews in support of research hypotheses

Literature Reviews - An Overview

What is the role of a literature review in research? What does it mean to 'review' the literature? Get the big picture of what to expect as part of the process. This 9-minute video was created by North Carolina State University Libraries.

Searching the Literature

Subject/discipline-specific databases

Consult the library's guide to Databases by Subject for recommendations

Interdisciplinary databases

Academic OneFile - useful for all topics

Academic Search Premier (Ebsco) - useful for all topics

Google Datasets- useful for a lot of different topics

Google Scholar - indexes a large proportion of the scholarly literature in a wide range of research areas

OneSearch - Articles

Selective Sources for Locating Data Sets

DataCite - locate and cite data sets - U.S. federal government open data sets - directory of data repositories

Social science data & public opinion sources

American FactFinder - Includes population, housing, economic, and geographic data via maps, tables, and reports; provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Bureau of Labor Statistics - The principal fact-finding agency for the U.S. government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics; provided by the Bureau.

California Financial and Economic Data - Includes Latest Economic Data, Economic Indicators, Statistical Abstract, County Profiles; provided by the California Dept. of Finance.

California Institute for County Government - Includes county profiles with financial, economic, and demographic statistics for each county in the state; provided by California State Association of Counties and CSU Sacramento.

Counting California - Wide range of social science and economic data about California, searchable by topic, geography, title, and government agency; provided by The California Digital Library.

CountryWatch - information, data and news on all countries

The Field (California) Poll - Selected reports from an independent, non-partisan, media-sponsored public opinion news service that focuses on California political and social issues; provided by the Field Research Corporation.

FiveThirtyEight - broad range of data from politics to sports

ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) - Provides a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction; for information about access and use, CSUMB students, faculty and staff should contact the campus ICPSR representative, Dr. Jennifer Dyer-Seymour (Psychology); provided by the University of Michigan.

Internet Crossroads in Social Science Data - Contains annotated links to data-related resources; categories include: Crime, Family Life, Environment, Historical, Politics, Public Opinion, Housing, Migration, Population, Sociological; provided by University Wisconsin-Madison.

National Center for Education Statistics and Digest of Education Statistics- U.S. data

Neighborhood Knowledge California - Statewide, interactive website that assembles and maps a variety of databases that can be used in neighborhood research; allows creation of maps and reports with associated demographic, housing, and lending information; provided by UCLA.

Pew Research Center for the People and the Press - Summaries of results from an independent public opinion research group that studies attitudes toward the press, politics, and public policy issues; provided by the Center. - Nonpartisan site which reports poll data on topics of national, political, economic, and sociocultural interest; sources include: Gallup, Harris, CNN, CBS/NYT, and NBC/WSJ; provided by The Polling Report, Inc.

Public Agenda Online - Nonpartisan, nonprofit organization presents overviews, news digests, statistical information, and public opinion poll data on current U.S. public policy issues; provided by Public Agenda.

Public Opinion Poll Database - Search an archive of over 230,000 poll questions by keywords; provided by the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at UNC Chapel Hill.

RAND California - statistical information on California economic and public policy issues

Social Science Data on the Net - Search or browse over 360 collections of social science data; provided by UC San Diego.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics - Includes data from more than 100 sources about all aspects of criminal justice in the U.S.; provided by the University of Albany and the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics.

StatPages - Links to web pages that perform statistical calculations; provided by John C. Pezzullo, Georgetown University.

Earth, environmental and health sciences data

DataONE - search and discovery of earth and environmental data

Ecological and Spatial Data Sources - National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis

Global Change Master Directory - NASA

NIH Data Sharing Repositories

NOAA Data Discovery Portal - oceanographic and atmospheric data

Ocean Data Portal - International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange

Pangaea - open data publisher for earth and environmental science

U.S. Geological Survey Science Data Catalog

APA Style Guide

APA Style (APA's website)

Using APA Format (Purdue U. Online Writing Lab)

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