
Statistics Books
& Journals 




Statistics General textbooks, ebooks, hypertext books,
references, glossaries and journals 
General
Textbooks: 

Basic Principles of
Statistical Analysis 3/5 Student 


Exploratory
Factor Analysis: A Book Manuscript by Ledyard 2/5


HyperStat Statistics Textbook 
A welldesigned and wellconstructed "hypertextbook".
Contents 5/5 : Student
 Introduction
 Describing Univariate Data
 Describing Bivariate Data
 Introduction to Probability
 Normal Distribution
 Sampling Distributions
 Point Estimation
 Confidence Intervals
 The Logic of Hypothesis Testing
 Testing Hypotheses with Standard Errors
 Power
 Introduction to BetweenSubjects ANOVA
 Factorial BetweenSubjects ANOVA
 WithinSubjects ANOVA
 Prediction
 Chi Square
 DistributionFree Tests
 Measuring Effect Size



Introduction to Probability  By Grinstead and
Snell (a complete book, in Adobe Acrobat and Postscript format. 3/5 Student 

Introductory Statistics:
Concepts, Models, and Applications, and Multivariate
Statistics: Concepts, Models, and Applications  By David W.
Stockburger (Southwest Missouri State University). Indepth coverage, with extensive use
of web technology (animated graphics, interactive calculating pages). 4/5 

MetaAnalysis Pages
 An Introduction;  Detailed Description
 Howto Guide. 4/5 

SPSS for Windows
 Instructions for using SPSS 3/5


Stat Refresher Tutorial
3/5 Student


Statistics at
Square One  An excellent online textbook. Contents 5/5 :
 Data display and summary
 Mean and standard deviation
 Populations and samples
 Statements of probability and confidence intervals
 Differences between means: type I and type II errors and
power
 Differences between percentages and paired alternatives
 The t tests
 The chisquared tests
 Exact probability test
 Rank score tests
 Correlation and regression
 Survival analysis
 Study design and choosing a statistical test


Statistics Every Writer Should Know
 Good introduction to statistical concepts, presented in a clear
and nonintimidating way. Topics include: mean, median, percent changes, per capita and
rates, standard deviation and normal distribution, margin of error, confidence intervals
and sample sizes. Site includes a set of frequently asked questions, and a Statistics
Bulletin board  Post your question about statistics, or help someone else by posting an
answer to his or her problem. Also links to its sister site: Finding Data on the Internet
4/5 Student 

StatSoft Electronic
Textbook  To search the Electronic Statistics Textbook for
terms and general statistical concepts: 4/5 

Statistics
of Performance Measurement  For parents of children with
special educational needs, but also worthwhile for anyone who wants a good introductory
presentation of basic statistical concepts. 3/5 

The Knowledge Base 
An Online Research Methods Textbook  By William M.K. Trochim
(Cornell University). An online textbook for an introductory course in research
methods. 3/5 Student 


Books
Related to Specific Software Packages: 

All About SPSS  From the home of
SPSS. Good introduction to functions and features. Include a Free demonstration download
facility. 5/5 

Data Analysis with Epi
Info  Online textbook by Bud Gerstman. Describes
analyses for continuous or binary outcomes; single group, paired samples, or two or more
independent groups; one or more continuous predictors; stratified tables (with confounding
and interaction); and much more. 3/5 

Electronic
Statistics Textbook  (StatSoft)  Very extensive
and wellorganized (can also be downloaded for quicker access from your hard drive) 3/5 

Excel for
Professionals  Free downloadable book (in MS Word
format) by Vijay Gupta, who also has a number of Other books of interest. Describes using Excel for data manipulation,
statistics, constrained optimization. Especially useful for those who need to conduct
statistical analysis, optimization problems, use addins and work with source data form
enterprisewide data bases. 3/5 

Instat Guide to Choosing and
Interpreting Statistical Tests  From Graphpad. 3/5 

SPSS for Beginners
 Downloadable book (in MS Word format) by Vijay Gupta,
who also has a number of Other books
of interest. An excellent source for learning all procedures in SPSS. The chapters are
organized in a manner that conforms to the requirements of the typical statistical
project. Everything is taught in a stepbystep manner using screen shots, simple English
explanations (a minimization of statistical jargon) and pithy interpretations of results.
About half of the book is downloadable for free. 4/5 Student 

Textbook on Evaluation,
Statistics, and Measurement  Developed by Bill
Miller of Iowa State U, in conjunction with his OpenStat statistical
package. The software and textbook are both available for download from his web
site. 4/5 


References
and Glossaries: 

Compendium of over 50 Probability Distribution Functions  Giving the formula, expressions for the mean, SD, percentiles, higher moments,
random variable generation procedures (if available), and insight into where that type of
distribution function arises. In Adobe PDF format. 3/5 

Glossary
 From HyperStat online textbook 3/5
Student 

Glossary of Statistical
Terms used in EvidenceBased Medicine 3/5 

Glossary of
over 30 statistical terms  Explanations vary from short
definitions to extensive explanations, with graphics and hyperlinks 3/5 Student 

Internet
Glossary of Statistical Terms 4/5
Student 

Numerical Recipes  The Art of Scientific Computing  Classic works by W.H. Press et al.  a truly monumental collection of
mathematical and statistical algorithms. The complete books are available free, in
Postscript and Adobe Acrobat downloadable format, in three versions: C, Fortran 77, and
Fortran 90 (parallel computing). 4/5 

SPSS MR Technical Support Site  Need
technical support in using SPSS? Then this is the site.
4/5 

Statistics
Glossary  From the Lancaster University Center for
Applied Statistics 3/5 Student 

Statistics
Glossary  A good site for students. Easy to follow concepts 4/5 Student 

The Internet
Glossary of Statistical Terms  Glossary Home Page Persons unfamiliar with
statistical analysis may find the entries easier to grasp if they are examined in the
order list contained here. 3/5 StudentGlossary
Home Page Persons unfamiliar with statistical analysis may find the entries easier to
grasp if they are examined in the order list contained here. 3/5
Student 


Online
Journals: 

Journal of Statistics Education
 A refereed electronic journal on postsecondary
teaching of statistics 3/5 

Journal of Statistical
Software  Electronic, peerreviewed, free
journal. 3/5 

Journal of Official Statistics  Published
by the national statistical office of Sweden. Publishes articles on statistical
methodology and theory, with an emphasis on applications. Free access to fulltext
articles in PDF format.InterStat (Statistics on the Internet)  Online journal where one can
publish or read about any aspect of statistical research or innovative method. Abstracts
of articles are available for viewing; from there, you can read or download the article
(or any comments written about it), in Portable Document Format (. pdf) or Postscript
(.ps) format. 4/5 




