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Statistics at Work in the Library

Library Review

ISSN: 0024-2535

Article publication date: 1 April 1992

Abstract

Statistics in libraries are commonplace, but they are usually enumerative and not statistically analysed. Demonstrates three practical applications of statistical analysis: using correlation with data about overdue and loan periods, significance testing of issue figures, and regression with age and use of documents.

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Citation

Hannabuss, S. (1992), "Statistics at Work in the Library", Library Review, Vol. 41 No. 4. https://doi.org/10.1108/00242539210017707

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MCB UP Ltd

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