These links can be useful when looking for more information on a variety of topics: citing; the Census; Official Statistics; help using statistics; other data organizations; and many other topics. For help about Data Services, different datasets and statistical programs, please see our Online Help.
- Canadian Social Research Links - A virtual resource centre for Canadian social program information.
- Data Interest Group for Reference Services (DIGRS) - This Web Log has been created to document a variety of reference interviews and the types of answers that have been given. It is under the direction of Chuck Humphrey, the Data Library Coordinator at the University of Alberta.
- DLI Training Repository - Contains training sessions & workshop presentations from DLI & other national & international conferences over the years. This web module may only be accessed from the institutional networks of Canadian postsecondary institutions participating in the Data Liberation Initiative (DLI). If you are a student or a member of a participating institution and you are unable to access these pages through your institutional network, please inform the DLI contact at your institution.
- How to Cite Statistics Canada Products - This electronic product shows how to cite all standard products offered by Statistics Canada. In addition to books, articles, analytical studies and periodicals, this work covers non-traditional products.
- Individual Data Archives, Data Libraries and Related Institutions,
(National and International) - Data Library Service, University of Toronto email@example.com Last updated: 2010-04-30
- OFFSTATS - Official Statistics on the Web - can be searched by country, region or topic.
- Open Data Repositories - Canada - Canadian provinces and municipalities are providing data for free to the public. Not all open data have geospatial components but if you are seeking municipal-level data in Canada - especially outside Ontario - open data repositories are a good place to start.
- "Research Resources for the Social Sciences" by Craig McKie - Internet resources for the Social Sciences. Included are web links related to Sociology/Anthropology, News/Journalism, Psychology, Law/Law Enforcement, Demography, Political Science, Economics, Geography and Women’s Studies. Other useful research links are also available.
Raynald’s SPSS tools - A very useful site providing information about using SPSS. There are over 675 sample syntax, macros and scripts that can be downloaded and used as well as numerous links to a variety of tutorials for SPSS. Comments and questions are always welcome.
How to Bring an ASCII Data File into SPSS/PASW - This Roper site takes you through the process step-by-step. It also has more good links to using SPSS.
How to Bring an ASCII Data File into Stata - THis Roper site takes you through the process step-by-step. It also has some good links to using Stata.
R - Provides information to help users learn R. Other information includes: add-on products for SAS, SPSS and R; calling R from other software; and using Excel for data entry.
R Tutorial for Beginners: A Quick Start-Up Kit - Learn R: A Statistical Programming Language
Web Interface for Statistics Education (WISE) - Features interactive statistics tutorials, statistics applets, and links to glossaries, journals, and other related statistics sites
UCLA Academic Technology Services: Statistical Computing - Gives an overview on statistical computing and describes how you can access web-based tutorials for STATA, SAS, SPSS, R and other packages.
Statistics Glossary - Website that gives the definition for the majority of statistical terms and concepts.
- DINO (Data in Ontario)
- ACCOLEDS (A COPPUL Consortium of Library Electronic Data Services)
- CAPDU (Canadian Association of Public Data Users)
- IASSIST (International Association of Social Science Information Service and Technology)
- IFDO (International Federation of Data Organizations)
- CESSDA (Council of European Social Science Data Archives)
These links would be useful to those who mark-up and publish Statistics Canada microdata files for <odesi>. These documents can also be used to mark-up microdata files from other data producers.
- Best Practices Document: Based on DDI 2.x
- Publishing Microdata to <odesi> Using Nesstar Publisher 4.x (using DDI 2.x)
- Publishing Microdata to <odesi> Using Nesstar Publisher 4.x: Quick Rederence Guide
If you would like to be informed when updates are made to these documents, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- This page highlights additional links of interest for: General Interest; People; Economics; the Nation; Land and Resources; and Public Opinion Polls.
These pages contain links to presentations given by Data Services staff.
- Data Services - Economic Society (.pdf)
- Data Services - Political Science (.pdf)
- Research Data Management for Grad Students (.pdf)
- Discover the Power of DDI Metadata