Psychology

Statistical References

Subject Librarian
email Deborah LaFond

emaildlafond@albany.edu
phone(518) 442-3599
location_onUniversity Library: LI-205

Key Databases

PolicyMap

PolicyMap is a fully web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) and mapping product. Data includes demographics, home sale statistics, health data, mortgage trends, school performance scores and labor data like unemployment, crime statistics and city crime rates. A complete list of GIS data available can be found in their data directory.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Sage Research Methods

Sage Research Methods provides a comprehensive array of resources related to quantitative and qualitative social science research methodologies. Included in this database are reference materials, journal articles, books, handbooks, and video which describe and explain social science research methods. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Statista

Statista is an online resource for statistical data. It provides statistics on more than 80,000 topics from over 18,000 sources. Data is categorized into 21 market sectors. Sources include market research reports, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases. Statistics are displayed in graphs, and the data can be downloaded in a variety of formats, including PowerPoint and Excel. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
Current
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Data Planet Statistical Datasets

A multidisciplinary data repository covering business, economics, finance, social sciences, demographics, public health, and more. Contains many tools for exporting, comparing, analyzing and visualizing the datasets. Full list of data sources here: http://data-planet.libguides.com/ld.php?content_id=16663799

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users

Other Databases

Current Index to Statistics

The Current Index to Statistics (CIS), a bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields, is a joint venture of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. It currently indexes the entire contents of more than 162 core journals, selectively indexes an additional 1,200 journals, and indexes some 11,000 mathematical statistics books and conference proceedings. CIS is international in scope and covers subjects such as Bayesian mathematics, data analysis, Markov processes, Monte Carlo methods, probability, statistics, and stochastics.

Coverage:
Varies, but 1975 + for most journals
Updated:
Annually
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Directory of Open Access Journals

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, with the goal of covering all subjects and languages. More than 800 open access journals are in the directory.

DOAJ is hosted by Lund University Libraries Head Office . The project is funded by Open Society Institute - Budapest and also supported by SPARC, The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition.

Coverage:
Varies by individual title
Updated:
Includes information regarding titles added in the last thirty days
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Searchable by broad subject category or keyword. Most files are freely available to download and is an itegral part of the infrastructure of social science research. In order to download data, first-time UAlbany users must create a MyData account from a UAlbany computer. Once you have created an account that identifies you with UAlbany, you may access ICPSR data from off-campus and social media accounts. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1962 +
Updated:
As new data becomes available
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
WorldCat Discovery

Holdings of any type of material held by member libraries of Online Computing Library Center (OCLC) from the 12th century to the present

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Coverage:
12th century +
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users