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Shield, M. (2004). Information Literacy, Statistical Literacy and Data Literacy. IASSIST Quarterly 28:2 (p. 6-11).
How to Lie with Statistics by Darrell Huff
Although the dated examples used by Huff lack a modern social correctness, this titles provides a simplified look at the common misuses of statistics (usually in the media). Quick/easy read aimed at the general population. Related: Joel Best's Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists.
Numeric data services and sources for the general reference librarian. by Lynda Kellam
This guidebook serves as a primer to developing and supporting social science statistical and numerical data sources in the academic library. It provides strategies for the establishment of data services and offers short descriptions of the essential sources of free and commercial social science statistical and numeric data.
An ACRL interest group focused on numeric and geospatial data. You must be a member of ACRL to join, but we also have a google group to share information with anyone. Contact Lynda for more information or check out our ALA Connect space.
While primarily focused on finding government information, includes several data/statistics-specific webinars such as the upcoming, "Come to Your Census: the development of the U.S. Census from its inception to the present” scheduled for Monday, April 22 from 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern).