SPSS is on ALL of the University Library computers and on most computers in labs across GSU campuses. It is also available via the Virtual Computing Lab and available for download to your own personal computers from the GSU Software download page (but only if you are a faculty or staff member). Students can purchase the SPSS GradPack version at a discounted price from the University System of Georgia (USG) Technology Store – after creating an account and logging in, click the ‘For Home’ option and click Brand, and you’ll see SPSS listed.
Below are some FAQs about SPSS, SAS, Stata, and R as well as tips for when to use what statistical analysis software, converting files amongst different softwares, and choosing what statistical analyses to run given your variable types.
R is on ALL of the library's Windows computers. It is also available to download for free here.
The University Library’s Research Data Services Team supports research and learning across multiple disciplines involving quantitative, qualitative, business, and spatial/GIS data.
Visit this page for more information about our data services, and browse our calendar for drop-in assistance hours and workshops offerings. Also feel free to contact Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh, the leader of the Research Data Services Team, and she’ll connect you to the right person for assistance.
NVivo is on ALL of the library's Windows computers. It is also available for download to your personal computers if you are a staff member (includes GRAs and GTAs) from the GSU Software download page.
Resources for finding existing surveys/measurement scales to use and/or adapt for your own data-collection needs:
Be it quantitative surveys or qualitative interviews, if you're collecting data from people, you have to get trained regarding ethical research on human subjects (CITI training) and also get your research projects involving human subjects approved by the University's Institutional Review Board (IRB) via the iRIS online IRB application system.