Web Resources

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Measurement Scales in Social Science Research — Explanation of nominal and ordinal scales as well as measurement issues in general. From the Department of Psychology, Douglas College, British Columbia, Canada.

Introduction to Measurement and Statistics — Explains different types of measurement scales and how they should be statistically analyzed. By Linda M. Woolf (Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri).