Library resources on Mathematical Statistics may generally be found in the call number range QA276 through QA280. To locate additional materials, search the USF catalog available through the USF Virtual Library. Consult the Library of Congress Subject Headings to identify related subject headings.
Applied Science and Technology Index. Libraries of the USF System
This database indexes articles from periodicals and conference proceedings in the area of statistics.
MathSciNet. Libraries of the USF System
Sponsored by the American Mathematical Society, this resource allows the user to search by author, journal, subject, and cited references. Subject searching requires the use of Mathematic Subject Codes (MSC); the codes are available online through the database.
Web of Science
Web of Science is a multidisciplinary database that indexes primarily journal literature, including many peer-reviewed statistical journals. Searches may be performed by such features as topic, author’s name, journal, and cited references.
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Cambridge dictionary of Statistics. Ref. QA276.14.E934 2002.
This resource defines over 3000 cross-referenced statistical terms covering theoretical and applied topics. Biographical entries are also included. Formulas and illustrations are included. Some entries include bibliographic references.
Dictionary of Statistics. Ref. QA276.14.U67 2002.
This resource compiles short entries describing terms, people, and organization, including formulae where application. Several appendices provide additional data and explanations such as statistical and mathematical notations, distribution and critical value tables, chronology of the development of statistics, and additional references.
Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences. Ref. QA276.14.E5.
The focus of this multi-volume resource is to present information on statistical theory and methods, as applied to various fields of study. Articles vary in length, authors are identified, and references are provided. In addition to statistical expressions and terms, entries include biographies and descriptions of organizations and journal publications.
CRC Handbook of Tables for Probability and Statistics. Ref QA 276 .B44 1968
Resource presents “readily usable form” of standard statistical tables.
There are additional statistical periodicals that address applied statistics in various fields of studies such as business, computer science, psychology, biology, and the physical sciences.
American Statistician. Print: 1965 to date. Online: 1947 to date. Refereed.
Annals of Applied Probability. Online: 1991 to date. Refereed.
Annals of Probability. Online: 1973 to date. Refereed.
Annals of Statistics. Online: 1973 to date. Refereed.
Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics (AISM). Online: 1997 to date. Refereed.
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics. Online: 1998 to date. Refereed.
Biometrika. Online: 1901 to date. Refereed.
Chance. Print: 1995 to date. Refereed.
Computational Statistics & Data Analysis. Online: 1983 to date. Refereed.
Journal of Multivariate Analysis. Online: 1993 to date. Refereed.
Journal of the American Statistical Association, JASA. Print: 1960 to date. Online: 1922 to
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society
Series A: Statistics in Society. Online: 1948 to date. Refereed.
Series B: Statistical Methodology. Online: 1948 to date. Refereed.
Series C: Applied Statistics. Online: 1952 to date. Refereed.
Journal of Theoretical Probability. Online: 1997 to date. Refereed.
Metrika. Online: 1972 to date. Refereed.
Statistics and Computing. Online: 1997 to date. Refereed.
Statistics and Probability Letters. Online: 1982 to date. Refereed.
Statistical Science. Online: 1986 to date. Refereed.
STATS. Print: 2002 to date.
Teaching Statistics. Print: 2001 to date. Online: 2000 to date. Refereed.
American Statistical Association. <http://www.amstat.org>
Founded in 1839, the ASA is one of the oldest professional organizations and has over 19,000 members today. The web site contains extensive information.
American Mathematical Association. <http://www.ams.org>
Broader in scope mathematically speaking, this association, founded in 1888, provides information on employment and educational opportunities, conferences, and public awareness.
DBH revised 1/2007