More than 400 free eBooks are now in JSTOR

Free eBooks? Yes, please! Thanks to a new partnership with ANU Press, JSTOR’s Open Access eBook Collection has expanded to more than 500 titles.

The 409 peer-reviewed research publications from ANU are available in an open access model on the JSTOR platform.

They cover a wide range of disciplines and did we mention they are completely free for anyone to read? Here’s a small selection to tempt you:

Bayesian Methods for Statistical Analysis
By Borek Puza (2015)
Bayesian Methods for Statistical Analysis is a book on statistical methods for analysing a wide variety of data. The book consists of 12 chapters, starting with basic concepts and covering numerous topics, including Bayesian estimation, decision theory, prediction, hypothesis testing, hierarchical models, Markov chain Monte Carlo methods, finite population inference, biased sampling and nonignorable nonresponse.

Change!: Combining Analytic Approaches with Street Wisdom
Edited by Gabriele Bammer (2015)
Change happens all the time, so why is driving particular change generally so hard? Why are the outcomes often unpredictable? Are some types of change easier to achieve than others? Are some techniques for achieving change more effective than others. Knowledge about change is fragmented and there is nowhere in the academic or practice worlds that provide comprehensive answers to these and other questions. Every discipline and practice area has only a partial view and there is not even a map of those different perspectives. The purpose of this book is to begin the task of developing a comprehensive approach to change by gathering a variety of viewpoints from the academic and practice worlds.

Planning and Managing Scientific Research: A guide for the beginning researcher
By Brian Kennett (2014)
This work is based on extensive scientific research and management experiences and is designed to provide an introduction to planning and managing scientific research for the beginning researcher. The aim is to build an understanding of the nature of scientific research, and the way in which research projects can be developed, planned and managed to a successful outcome. The book is designed to help the transition from being a member of a research team to developing a project and making them work and to provide a framework for future work.

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