The statistics collection serves the needs of faculty and students in the Statistics Department as well as a number of other departments across campus. These include the mathematics and computer science departments, and the Institute of Applied Mathematics.

Current areas of collecting

The statistics selector chooses material that supports curriculum and research requirements for all areas of statistics. Publications of the AMS and SIAM are extensively collected.

Research and publishing characteristics

Similar to mathematics. Both books and periodicals are important. The English language predominates. Serves as a support for many disciplines.


Predominantly English.

Geographic origin

Predominantly from North America and Europe.

Collections in other UBC Libraries/ Areas of overlap

Woodward Library: Biostatistics.