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MATH120: Quantitative Reasoning for the Sciences: Data Sources

Sources for topic ideas and reliable data for MATH120, Fall 2016

Welcome!

This guide lists recommended data sources and library books that will help you find supporting information for your projects in MATH 120. This list isn't exhaustive; you'll find many more data sources in our Statistics and Government Information guides.

Evaluating Information

Don't forget to evaluate the information that you find, especially on the Internet.

Ask yourself questions like:

  • Who wrote it?
  • Are they an expert?
  • How current is it?
  • Is it biased or neutral?
  • Is it accurate?

You can use the Evaluating Resources Guide to help you determine if you are using an appropriate resource.

You can always ask a librarian for help!

Exercise & Nutrition

Firearm Mortality

Consumer Finance

Environment & Energy

World Population