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Resources for Multivariate Statistics





George, D., & Mallery, P  (1995).  SPSS/PC+ Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference. Belmont, CA: Duxbury Press.

This book is helpful in interpreting results from multivariate procedures performed in SPSS.


Grimm, L. G., & Yarnold, P. R.  (Eds.)  (1995).  Reading and understanding multivariate statistics.  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association.

This edited book is user-friendly and provides examples from the behavioral sciences.


Kachigan, S. K.  (1991).  Multivariate statistical analysis:  A conceptual introduction  (2nd ed.).  New York:  Radius Press.

This book provides a nice background for many multivariate procedures.


Stevens, J. P.  (1996).  Applied multivariate statistics for the social sciences (3rd ed.).

Provides examples from the social sciences.  Not as user-friendly as some of the others, but worth taking a look at.


*Cabell Library typically has the Grimm et al. and the Stevens texts. 





Statsoft Electronic Statistics Textbook


Multivariate Statistics: Concepts, Models, and Applications by David Stockburger


Multivariate Statistics: A Practical Guide


*it also helps to use a search engine (like Lycos, etc.) and do a search on a specific procedure, like cluster analysis, etc.