Many graduate programs will require you to understand, find, analyze, interpret, and collect data and statistics. The ODU Libraries are here to help you make sense of it all!
Statistics are data that has been analyzed in some way – percentages, graphs, charts – also called “statistical data," so you can visualize the data connections.
Data include sets of raw numbers, usually with many variables, and with the capability of being manipulated.
For more information about Data and Statistics, and where to find them, check out our in-depth Data & Statistics Help Guide!