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Research Data Services @ Georgia State University Library: RDS@GSU ~
Our Services

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The RDS Team offers support to GSU students, faculty, and staff in the areas of data analysis tools & methodsmapping & data visualizationfinding data & statisticssurvey design, and data management -- scroll down for details!

The RDS Team offers:

  • One-on-One Help -- Contact an RDS Team member to schedule a consult, or check out their Drop In! hours.
  • Workshops -- Check out the RDS workshop listings.
  • Custom sessions for GSU courses and research teams -- Contact an RDS Team member to learn more.



Use this key to connect services listed on this page with names and contact information for those providing them.

Joel Glogowski

Drop In!

Joe Hurley

Drop In!

Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

Drop In!

Raeda Anderson

Drop In!

Kelsey Jordan

Drop In!


Spencer Roberts

Jennifer Jones

Laura Carscaddon


(In CURVE, 2nd floor of Library South)

*Drop In! hours resume 8/20/18 - till then, contact an RDS Team member directly to schedule a consult.


(See individual postings for locations)


To connect services with names and contact information for those providing them, see the RDS Team initials bubbles key above -- or just click the initials bubbles.

Data Analysis Tools & Methods

Data Analysis SoftwareTOOLS for DATA ANALYSIS
  • Excel Joel GlogowskiMandy Swygart-Hobaugh

  • SPSS Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

  • SAS 

  • Stata 

  • Mplus 

  • Stat/Transfer 

  • RDSAT 

  • R 

  • NVivo Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

  • Voyant for text analysis

  • Topic modeling and text mining

  • Basic Statistical Analysis Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) 

  • Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM) 

  • Network Analysis 

  • Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Data 

  • Mixed Methods 

  • Qualitative Methods Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

NOTE: RDS Team members work closely with students and faculty on research projects outside of course work. However, our class/course assistance is focused on software support for analysis and does not include tutoring for exams, study guides, or help with assignments that do not have a required software component.

Mapping & Data Visualization

Mapping & Data VisualizationMAPPING & DATA VISUALIZATION

Finding Data & Statistics


Survey Design


Data Management

Data Management PlanningDATA MANAGEMENT
  • Data cleaning 

  • Database setup 

  • Support writing data management plans for research grant proposals and managing data throughout the research life cycle Mandy Swygart-HobaughJoel GlogowskiJoe Hurley

Feedback and Ideas

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