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Statistics: Power from Data! is an e-book from Statistics Canada that will help in getting the most from statistics. It includes definitions, examples, exercises and a glossary.

OECD Glossary of Statistical Terms: contains a comprehensive set of definitions of the main data items collected by the Organisation. The Glossary also contains definitions of key terminology and concepts and commonly used acronyms.

Data management planning with DMP Assistant now available

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DMP Assistant is a bilingual tool for preparing data management plans (DMPs). The tool follows best practices in data stewardship and walks researchers step-by-step through key questions about data management.

  1. Sign up with DMP Assistant
  2. Sign in and select a template under Organizations. The Portage template is the default.
  3. Answer the questions that are relevant to your work. Guidance and examples are provided.
  4. Revisit the tool throughout your research to review or revise your answers.

Access DMP Assistant.

Data librarian

Dan Scott -



Tel.: 705-675-1151 ext. 3325

Need help?

I am available for research consultations throughout the academic year.

Proxy access

 Proxy server accounts are available to Laurentian University members who wish to use licensed products from off campus.

Questions and data requests can be sent to