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Descriptive statistical techniques for librarians

Descriptive statistical techniques for librarians

Author: Arthur Wayne Hafner
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
As a librarian you depend on statistics to obtain funding, to evaluate services, and to make management decisions. But statistics? Just the mention of the subject sends many practitioners into a cold sweat. Fear no more: the completely updated and expanded Descriptive Statistical Techniques for Librarians, Second Edition, is the unmatched handbook for librarians working in all types and sizes of libraries.
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Wayne Hafner
ISBN: 0838906923 9780838906927
OCLC Number: 36900842
Description: vii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction to Statistics --
2. Basic Methods for Data Analysis --
3. Data Comparisons in the Library Environment --
4. Presenting Numerical Data in Tables and Charts --
5. Measures of Central Tendency --
6. Measures of Variability --
7. Linear Regression and Correlation Analysis --
8. Sampling Strategies and Tallying a Survey.
Responsibility: Arthur W. Hafner.


With its real-life library applications, practical examples and exercises, and new learning objectives and key terms, this edition should meet the needs of library science students. Practical  Read more...


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