Tag: statistics

How people lie with statistics

Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli is supposed to have coined the phrase popularised by Mark Twain that, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”  Click here to discover some choice examples of why you should always approach other

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Free trial: Statista – statistics and trends

Until 28th February 2017, we are pleased to present a free trial of Statista, a platform offering an easy way to search and browse statistics and trends, which brings together statistics on many different topics from a variety of different sources for easy

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New business database – Kompass.com

Kompass.com is a B2B (Business-to-Business) database which provides global and local company, product and business contacts.  If you want to find out more then search the library catalogue under EasyBusiness.  It is specifically designed for businesses, to create tailored searches

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New business database – Canadean Consumer

Our new business-to business-database (B2B)  Canadean Consumer is a useful tool for country and consumer research. It provides a variety of reports, case studies and analyses into consumer trends that drive global markets. Market research is undertaken by a network

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Spurious correlations

Did you know that the number of people drowned falling in a swimming pool correlates with the number of films Nicholas Cage has appeared in? Well perhaps not, but this page reminds us why we need to be careful with

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Maths Café now only in Liongate

The Maths Café in the Library has ended for this academic year.  The team will return in the Autumn.  If you need Maths help, you can find the Maths Cafe in University Quarter map (Building No. 1 on the University Quarter map), from 12-2 pm on

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 24/11/14

Global Hollywood 2 Toby Miller, Nitin Govil, John McMurria, Richard Maxwell and Tina Wang Find ‘Global Hollywood 2’ at 338.47791430973/GLO. Click  here find it on the catalogue. There are other similar studies on the Hollywood film industry close by. Did

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Business website of the fortnight 27/05/14

Eurofound is a tripartite European Union Agency, providing knowledge to assist in the development of social and work-related policies. This is a useful website for students studying economics, human resources and international business. Law students may also find relevant information

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Statigram

This is a site for those of you who use instagram on you smart devices. Statigram provides detailed statistics on your instagram gallery from who your followers are to the best time of the day to post for maximum likes.

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Klout

Klout is an American based company that provides social media analytics. Sounds a bit dull but what it means in practice is that they can tell you your influence on your social networks. Klout will analysis your influence and give

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