The World Wide Evaluation Information Gateway
Another list of resources, like our evaluation site. If you can't find it at our site, look here.
npres links to eval resources http://npres.org/evalontheweb.htm Another very good list of
links, links to guides, checklists, to other links
pages. Also fairly comprehensive. I got some links that I use
from this site.
list of sociology resources, for example, mailing
lists. Some good lists are Govteval, methods and the Society
for Applied Sociology list.
Openstat http://OpenStat.homestead.com/OpenStatMain.html Free statistical program. I've used this one a
bit and it is comparatively easy to use. There is also a linux version
of this program, and the author is frequently updating the program.
John C. Pezzullo's list of free statistical software
http://members.aol.com/johnp71/javasta2.html most comprehensive list on the web. We got links to
several of the stat packages listed on our site from Mr. Pezzullo's site,
which lists a little more info.
Washington Statistical Society Methodology Seminars. Data Presentation:
A Guide To Good Graphics http://www.science.gmu.edu/~wss/methods/zawitzg.html
and Data Presentation: A Guide To Good Tables http://www.science.gmu.edu/~wss/methods/zawitzt.html
both by Marianne W. Zawitz, Bureau of Justice Statistics. These are
powerpoint presentations, can view on the web or download. Based on
Tufte's work, excellent overviews. After you did the research, you need to know how to present the results. This is
one place to look.
HyperStat Online is an introductory-level hypertext statistics
Also links to every other on line stat books, or to every one that I could find, and to some stat jokes.
American Statistical Association http://www.amstat.org/ and the Survey Research
Methods Section (SRMS) http://www.amstat.org/sections/srms/ See especially SRMS's What is a Survey series,
some of which are available on the web, as pdf files, for example, "more about
mail surveys", "margin of error", and "what are focus groups".
National Coalition of Independent Scholars,
see their links page http://www.ncis.org/links.htm
with links to lots of very interesting stuff, such as general guides to the
web, general directories, specialized directories, full length electronic
texts (including reference books), writing guides, copywrite info, other stuff.....
Canadian Evaluation Society Project in Support of Advocacy and Professional Development http://consultation.evaluationcanada.ca/ a project to develop answers to these questions "How can program evaluation help my organization?" "What exactly do program evaluators do, anyway?" "What skills and knowledge do I need to succeed as an evaluator?"