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This guide will help Data Science students find information they can use for their studies



This guide will help Data Science students locate, evaluate, and use information to support their studies. It also contains support for:

  • Creating data visualisations
  • Developing your data science skills
  • Software and coding skills for languages and applications including R, Python, and Tableau

Key resources for Data Science



Datasets / Statistics

Resource types


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Useful for providing an overview of a topic or issue. Contains background information and context and is very useful as a starting point for research - especially if you are new to a topic!

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Journal Articles

Contains the latest research on very specific topics and often contains in-depth analysis. Journal articles are published more quickly than books so can be used to find more up to date information.


Often contain specific information about a particular issue, event, industry area, region, trend or market. Most reports are written by or for governments, organisation or industry areas.