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*Statistics and Data: Analyzing Data

One-stop-shopping for statistics and raw data in social science disciplines.

This page has some help resources for using various data analysis software as well as some resources on how to do data analysis.

SPSS Statistical Analysis Software

SPSS is on ALL of the University Library computers - it's listed as IBM SPSS.

Other access options:

  • Via the vLab virtual desktop environment
    • If you're off-campus, you'll also need to download and login to the VPN.
    • The vLab allows a maximum of 300 concurrent users.
  • 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. 
LEARNING SPSS:

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS & DROP-IN HELP HOURS

Questions re: doing statistical analysis?

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.

Statistical Analysis Software
How to do Statistical Analysis

Stata Statistical Analysis Software

Stata is on ALL of the University Library computers.

Other access options:

  • Via the vLab virtual desktop environment
    • ​If you're off-campus, you'll also need to download and login to the VPN.
    • The vLab allows a maximum of 300 concurrent users.
LEARNING STATA:

SAS Statistical Analysis Software

SAS is on ALL of the University Library computers

Other access options:

  • available for download to your own personal computers from the GSU Software download page.
  • Via the vLab virtual desktop environment
    • ​If you're off-campus, you'll also need to download and login to the VPN.
    • The vLab allows a maximum of 300 concurrent users.
LEARNING SAS:

R Statistical Analysis Software

R is on ALL of the University Library Windows computers. It is also available to download for free here.

LEARNING R:

Research Data Services @ Georgia State University Library

The Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) Team offers support for data analysis tools & methods, mapping & data visualization, finding data, survey design, and data management

Visit this page for more information about our research data services, and browse our calendar for Drop In! hours and workshop listings.