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Sources of aggregate statistics and microdata for use in a wide variety of subject areas
Last Updated: May 30, 2017 URL: http://researchguides.library.yorku.ca/data Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Statistical Consulting Service

If you are looking for assistance with

  • Research and sample design
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Survey data and survey sampling
  • Questionnaire design
  • Data screening, statistical graphics
  • Regression, ANOVA and other linear models,
  • Multivariate analysis (factor analysis, PCA, cluster analysis)
  • Categorical data analysis
  • Longitudinal and multi-level data
  • Structural equation models
  • Statistical computing using SAS, SPSS, and Splus/R

please contact the Statistical Consulting Service.


 What kinds of data can I find here?

This guide will direct you to data sources in these broad subject areas:

The above subject areas are also available via the "Subjects" tab on the toolbar near the top of the page. Other tabs provide access to

The emphasis is on Canadian sources, but significant foreign/international sources are also highlighted.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of available resources; if you do not find what you need here, contact the Data Librarian. If you require assistance with geospatial data, contact the Map and GIS Librarian.

Data Librarian

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Walter Giesbrecht
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102F Scott
(in the Map Library)
phone: 416-736-2100 ext. 77551
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I am usually in my office

  • 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday-Friday

Feel free to drop by to discuss your data needs.

If you like, you can make an appointment; consult the weekly view of my calendar to see the times I am listed as "busy", then send me an email indicating what time you'd like to come in.


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