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"Nearly 4,000 terms are defined, covering medical, survey, theoretical and applied statistics, including computational and graphical aspects. Entries are provided for standard and specialized statistical software. In addition, short biographies of over 100 important statisticians are given. Definitions provide enough mathematical detail to clarify concepts and give standard formula when these are helpful. The majority of definitions then give a reference to a book or article where the user can seek further or more specialized information, and many are accompanied by graphical material to aid understanding."From cover, p. .
AccessScience gives full access to 7100+ articles, 115,000 dictionary terms, and hundreds of Research Updates in all areas of science and technology. It is updated daily. It also includes biographies of leading scientists, weekly updates of breakthroughs and discoveries in science, a science dictionary, and links to related websites. Access is limited to 2 simultaneous users.
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Where are the Reference Books?
including dictionaries and
encyclopaedias, are on the low shelves near the Information Desk on Level 4.
They may not be borrowed. Some are also available electronically.