Helpful Hints:
- Sometimes statistics are buried within the text of a journal, magazine, or newspaper.
- As you research, take the time to skim through your findings to discover potential sources of statistics.
- Follow leads in the articles to locate other statistics.
- Look in books and articles at graphs, charts, and diagrams to find statistical information.
- Sometimes statistics are hidden within other articles but can't simply be found by searching "statistics."
- When searching library databases, combine your topic search with a subject search for statistics.
Search Words:
Add these keywords to your topic searches to focus on statistics for your topic:
- Statistics
- Data
- Numbers
- Trends
- Polling
- Figures
- Tables
Search Examples:
- Immigration AND Statistics
- Global Warming AND Trends