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Social Work Library Resources: Statistics Sources

Databases, books and other library resources for social work research

Books about Statistics

Finding stats in journal articles

1. Search in a relevant database for your topic.

2. Use terms like "statistics" or "data" or "quantitative analysis" to focus your results.

3. Some databases have specific ways to find statistics or data - use the help menu to find out how. PsycInfo, for example, lets you choose articles that report on specific methodolgies like Quantitative analysis or include auxiliary material including data sets.

4. For more specific advice, contact Dan the Librarian or another University of Iowa Librarian.

How to use Statistics

Statistics Mapping

Use these tools to map health and other statistics for more powerful impact.

Sources of Statistics

This is a very incomplete list of statistics sources that might be helpful for Social Work questions.

Iowa Statistics

Dan the Librarian

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