Just a small collection; mainly pointers to dedicated directory sites
Education and information
Stats at George Mason University dedicated to presenting the facts behind the news
History of statistics collection of resources at University of York
Lesson Plan - Mathematics mathematics lessons based on New York Times news
Dartmouth College quantitative literacy course Chance online video, presentations, student work and their
page (several of the links below found there) Link pages and portals
Statistics Societies and Organisations
links maintained by the American Statistical Association
World-Wide Web Virtual Library pages on Statistics
maintained by Univ. of Florida, Stats. Dept. - lots
Statistics Glossary glossary compiled by Valerie J. Easton and John H. McColl and updated by Stuart G. Young.
Surfstat.australia This is an online text in introductory Statistics and the site includes a
glossary and online calculator for normal distribution, Student's t, Chi squared, binomial and random digits
Wikipedia: list of statistical topics Includes descriptions of distributions and tests, tables, all sorts. WikiPedia is a community resource so you can add anything that is missing! There is also a
list of basic statistical topics if the big list looks too daunting!
a portal of 'Data, Software and News from the Statistics Community'
hosted by the Department of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University
A few links related to Statistics Education A page of links by Juha Puranen of Helsinki University. Well Juha's idea of 'a few' is interesting!
An extensive categorised list of respources.
Statistics links at University of Tennassee. Statistical links categorised by education level (K6 to Universty level), interactivity, media etc. Part of
Topics in Mathematics site by Earl Fife and Larry Husch.
Southampton Institute's pages on Statistics
on the Web mainly links to data sources such as census data
collection of probability resources on the World
Wide Web; maintained by
The List of Statistics Lists collection of mailing lists on things statistical
Free Statistics lists of statistical and mathematical tools including feature
Statistical distributions at Wikipedia pretty comprehensive coverage of common distributions
Web books and Video
Wikipedia Statistics (webBook)
chapters covering many areas of statistics (some gaps to fill too)
Khan Academy Statistics Tend to be more "how to calculate" than"what it is about", but very clear and in easy-to follow parts.
Engineering Statistics Handbook produced by the US
National Institute of Standards Technology IT Lab. Focused towards engineering applications, but loads of general statistics including tables of several common probablity distributions
HyperStat Online Textbook online textbook by David M. Lane
of Rice University. Covers basic areas and as you drill down the ToC has links to related resources, so a mini-portal too.
Statistical Associates "Blue Book" series Ebook series on statistical and research methodology topics. Covers a wide range of areas including more qualitative and scocial science techniques as well as 'hard' statistics. Each title is available either as paid-for eBook, or free (mostly after site registration) PDF download.
Statsoft - Electronic Textbook Pretty full text book, although it starts with 'elementary concepts' perhaps not for the absoluite beginner, but does start fairly basic and fgoes into pretty detailed tests. Illustrated with Staistica screen shots, but not dependent on the software. Also includes a detailed
statistics glossary. Online tables, tools and demos
VassarStats: Statistical Computation Web Site numerous utilities for statistics and probabilty: data cleaning and transformation, and tests from Wilcoxon and Kappa to ANOVA and regression.
GraphPad QuickCalcs online statistical calculators and tables including Fisher's exact, Chi square, Students t, F, Binomial, Poisson, etc.
Statistical Tables tables compiled by Peter M Lee in Postscript, PDF or LaTeX format
Statistics Online Computational Resources Resources from Ivo Dinov at UCLA Dept.of Statistics. online games, demos, distribution calculators, plus tables and other resources.
by Surprise site produce by
Holmes as part of an NSF project; contains applets demonstrating
different probabilty problems such as the birthday surprise
Create A Graph online graphing from the US National Centre for Education Statistics var, scatter, line, (aimed at schools, but fine for small graphs)
E-labs loads of pages to do statistics and decision analysis online
Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics inlcudes the HyperStat online textbook, but also online demonstrations, case studies and some online analysis tools
Statistics Java applets links page to Java applets available on the web,
compiled by Duke Univ Stats people who also have interesting
Globally Accessible Statistical Procedures collection of places where you can do online statistical analysis
7 common errors in statistics (on this site) seven different ways statistics go wrong ... and how to avoid it
Simpsons Paradox WikiPedia article about this odd phenomena where averages of statistical measures seem to have an opposite trend to the individual measures. This is usually due to some confounding factor (e.g. social class and type of school attended)
Don't Be Fooled By Bad Statistics Lovely short video explaining some of the thinsg that can go wrong when using or reading statistics.