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Statistical Analysis with Excel for Dummies, Joseph Schmuller. A must have for anyone analyzing data (useful even if you have a statistics degree!)
The Cartoon Guide to Statistics, Larry Gonick and Woollcott Smith. Another great basic statistics manual; an entertaining read!
Animal Welfare Books:
Out of the Darkness, the Story of Mary Ellen Wilson, Eric Shelman and Stephen Lazoritz. A history of the beginnings of animal welfare (and child welfare) in the United States led by the founder of the ASPCA, Henry Bergh. Should be required reading for any animal welfare supporter.
Redemption, Nathan Winograd. No matter what side of the No-Kill approach to animal welfare you fall, a must read for everyone.
Redemption, The Myth of Pet Overpopulation and the no Kill Revolution in America, Nathan Winograd. Regardless of which side of the No Kill philosophy your organization participates, a good read for all animal welfare staff.
Bark: Dog is my co-pilot. Magazine is written for dog owners, but the company places a strong emphasis on rescue and sheltering as well.
Rescue Me: The World of Animal Adoption. There is a lot going on in this magazine, it’s a little overwhelming, but still is a good place to get ideas and possibly promote your own organization.