# Annotated Bibliography

**Dear, K. (1997, August 28). SurfStat australia. Available: **http://surfstat.newcastle.edu.au/surfstat/main/surfstat-main.html

A comprehensive site contain an online textbook, links together statistics sites, exercises, and a hotlist for Java applets.

**de Leeuw, J. (1997, May 13 ). Statistics: The study of stability in variation. Available: http://www.stat.ucla.edu/textbook/ [1997, December 8].**

An online textbook providing discussions specifically regarding variability.

A workbook providing sample problems typical of the statistical applications in social sciences.

**Glass, G. (1996, August 26). COE 502: Introduction to quantitative methods. Available: **http://seamonkey.ed.asu.edu/~gene/502/home.html

Outline of a basic statistics course in the college of education at Arizona State University, including a list of statistic resources on the Internet and access to online programs using forms and PERL to analyze data.

**Hartwig, F., Dearing, B.E. (1979). Exploratory data analysis. Newberry Park, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.**

**Hayes, J. R., Young, R.E., Matchett, M.L., McCaffrey, M., Cochran, C., and Hajduk, T., eds. (1992). Reading empirical research studies: The rhetoric of research. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.**

A text focusing on the language of research. Topics vary from "Communicating with Low-Literate Adults" to "Reporting on Journalists."

**Hinkle, Dennis E., Wiersma, W. and Jurs, S.G. (1988). Applied statistics for the behavioral sciences. Boston: Houghton. **

This is an introductory text book on statistics. Each of 22 chapters includes a summary, sample exercises and highlighted main points. The book also includes an index by subject.

**Kleinbaum, David G., Kupper, L.L. and Muller K.E. Applied regression analysis and other multivariable methods 2nd ed. Boston: PWS-KENT Publishing Company. **

An introductory text with emphasis on statistical analyses. Chapters contain exercises.

**Kolstoe, R.H. (1969). Introduction to statistics for the behavioral sciences. Homewood, ILL: Dorsey. **

Though more than 25-years-old, this textbook uses concise chapters to explain many essential statistical concepts. Information is organized in a simple and straightforward manner.

**Levin, J., and James, A.F. (1991). Elementary statistics in social research, 5th ed. New York: HarperCollins.**

This textbook presents statistics in three major sections: Description, From Description to Decision Making and Decision Making. The first chapter underlies reasons for using statistics in social research. Subsequent chapters detail the process of conducting and presenting statistics.

**Liebetrau, A.M. (1983). Measures of association. Newberry Park, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. **

**Mendenhall, W.(1975). Introduction to probability and statistics, 4th ed. North Scltuate, MA: Duxbury Press.**

An introductory textbook. A good overview of statistics. Includes clear definitions and exercises.

**Moore, David S. (1979). Statistics: Concepts and controversies, 2nd ed. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company.**

Introductory text. Basic overview of statistical concepts. Includes discussions of concrete applications such as opinion polls and Consumer Price Index.

**Mosier, C.T. (1997). MG284 Statistics I - notes. Available: http://phoenix.som.clarkson.edu/~cmosier/statistics/main/outline/index.html**

Explanations of fundamental statistical concepts.

**Newton, H.J., Carrol, J.H., Wang, N., & Whiting, D.(1996, Fall). Statistics 30X class notes. Available: ****http://stat.tamu.edu/stat30x/trydouble2.html**** [1997, December 10].**

This site contains a hyperlinked list of very comprehensive course notes from and introductory statistics class. A large variety of statistical concepts are covered.

**Runyon, R.P., and Haber, A. (1976). Fundamentals of behavioral statistics, 3rd ed. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. **

This is a textbook that divides statistics into categories of descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. It presents statistical procedures primarily through examples. This book includes sectional reviews, reviews of basic mathematics and also a glossary of symbols common to statistics.

**Schoeninger, D.W. and Insko, C.A. (1971). Introductory statistics for the behavioral sciences. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, Inc. **

An introductory text including discussions of correlation, probability, distribution, and variance. Includes statistical tables in the appendices.

**Stevens, J. (1986). Applied multivariate statistics for the social sciences. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.**

**Stockberger, D. W. (1996). Introductory statistics: Concepts, models and applications. Available: **http://www.psychstat.smsu.edu/

**[1997, December 8].**

Describes various statistical analyses. Includes statistical tables in the appendix.