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Statistical information plays a critical role in college-level research in many disciplines. Here are some examples of how statistics can help you:
- Citing relevant figures or trends can add weight to your arguments
- Statistical data serves as the raw material for performing quantitative analyses to test your hypotheses
- Graphs or tables created from statistics can be effective illustrations in presentations
Finding the statistics you want can be a challenging process. This guide will direct you to the most authoritative resources for locating statistics by topic, both in the Geisel Library collection and on the Internet.