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SPSS statistical software: Books

Training and resources for the use of the SPSS statistical software program.

SPSS related guides

You may also be interested in these other research guides:

SPSS version 23 manual from IBM

IBM SPSS Statistics 23 Brief Guide.  A 98-page PDF book with all the basics.  Highly recommended. 

Monroe Library Books on SPSS

These books are all in the collection of the Monroe Library.  They may be checked out.  Newest to oldest.  Try searching the catalog for any new books we've added.   Browse the HA call number area on the third floor for books on statistics in the social sciences. 

Brace, Nicola. SPSS for psychologists 5th ed. BF39 .B73 2013. 

Evans, Jennifer. Your psychology project : the essential guide.  BF76.5 .E9412 2007. 

Kerr, Alistair W. Doing statistics with SPSS.  HA32 .K47 2002.

Bryman, Alan. Quantitative data analysis with SPSS Release 10 for Windows : a guide for social scientists.  HA32 .B796 2001.

SPSS Inc. Statistical analysis using SPSS 10.0.  HA32 .S676 2000. 

Argyrous, George.  Statistics for social and health research : with a guide to SPSS.  HA29 .A688 2000.

SPSS Inc. The basics : SPSS for Windows 10.0.  HA32 .B37 1999.

SPSS Inc. Intermediate topics : SPSS for Windows 10.0.  HA32 .I58 1999.

Open textbooks

Here are a variety of open textbooks from different sources dealing with SPSS or introductory statistics.

Monroe Library statistics books

General books on statistics use and theory in the Monroe Library.

Blastland, Michael. The numbers game : the commonsense guide to understanding numbers in the news, in politics, and in life. QA141.15 .B535 2009.

Boslaugh, Sarah. Statistics in a nutshell. QA276.12 .B67 2012.

DeMaris, Alfred.  Regression with social data : modeling continuous and limited response variables. HA31.3 .D46 2004.

Flindt, Rainer. Amazing numbers in biology. E-BOOK 2006.

Kahneman, Daniel. Thinking, fast and slow. BF441 .K238 2011.

Klein, Grady. The cartoon introduction to statistics. QA276 .K544 2013.

Morling, Beth. Research methods in psychology : evaluating a world of information. BF76.5 .M667 2012.

Nikulin, M. S. Probability, statistics, and modelling in public health. E-BOOK 2006.

Reinhart, Alex. Statistics done wrong : the woefully complete guide.  2015. [On order June 15, 2015].

Robinson, Matthew B. Lies, damned lies, and drug war statistics : a critical analysis of claims made by the office of National Drug Control Policy. HV5825 .R63 2007.

Schay, Geza. Introduction to probability with statistical applications E-BOOK 2007.

Wheelan, Charles J. Naked statistics : stripping the dread from the data. QA276 .W458 2013.

Weisburd, David, Chester L. Britt. Statistics in criminal justice.  E-BOOK 2007.

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