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Links to general sources of statistical information, and searching for statistics

Understanding statistics

Useful resources

Statistical software

You can download the statistical software programmes SPSS, NVivo and Minitab if you are a student or staff member of Manchester Metropolitan University. Log into and select the relevant software to download.

More information about each software programme is available on the IT Services webpages.





Online training on using statistics and statistical software (such as SPSS and NVivo - see box above for links to the trainig videos) is available through the LinkedIn Learning resource. SAGE Research Methods provides information on understanding statistics, as well as providing sample datasets to practice data analysis.

Resources available in the Library

Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics

4th edition 2013
Copies at both Crewe and All Saints libraries.

IBM SPSS Statistics 23: Step by Step

14th edition 2017.
An eBook you can access off campus

Qualitative Data Analysis with Nvivo

2nd edition 2013
Copies at both Crewe and All Saints libraries

SPSS Explained

Copies at both All Saints and Crewe libraries

Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh

7th edition 2013
Copies at All Saints

Numbers: Data and statistics for the non-specialist

How nonspecialists can make use of statistics and data: Students at university may be expected to analyze complex data and present your findings, whatever their area of study. This guide teaches the skills needed to make sense of data and numbers, and the confidence to use them effectively.