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Data Literacy

A User's Guide

Data Literacy by David L. Herzog
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A practical, skill-based introduction to data analysis and literacy  

We are swimming in a world of data, and this handy guide will keep you afloat while you learn to make sense of it all. In Data Literacy: A User's Guide, David Herzog, a journalist with a decade of experience using data analysis to transform information into captivating storytelling, introduces students and professionals to the fundamentals of data literacy, a key skill in today’s world. Assuming the reader has no advanced knowledge of data analysis or statistics, this book shows how to create insight from publicly-available data through exercises using simple Excel functions. Extensively illustrated, step-by-step instructions within a concise, yet comprehensive, reference will help readers identify, obtain, evaluate, clean, analyze and visualize data. A concluding chapter introduces more sophisticated data analysis methods and tools including database managers such as Microsoft Access and MySQL and standalone statistical programs such as SPSS, SAS and R.
SAGE Publications; January 2015
224 pages; ISBN 9781483378671
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Title: Data Literacy
Author: David L. Herzog
 
ISBNs
9781483333465
9781483378657
9781483378671