# *RESEARCH DATA SERVICES (RDS) @ Georgia State University Library: RDS@GSU ~ Our Services

### RESEARCH DATA SERVICES (RDS)

Supporting GSU students, faculty, and staff in using data analysis tools & methods, data visualization, finding data & statistics, data collection, and data cleaning & management.

Email to schedule ONE-ON-ONE HELP or CUSTOM SESSIONS for classes & research teams.

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### WHO HELPS WITH WHAT?

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##### Halley E.M. Riley

(she | her)

Data Services Specialist - Quantitative & Qualitative Data

hriley@gsu.edu

##### Özlem Tunçel Gürlek

(she | her)

Data Services Specialist - Quantitative & Qualitative Data

otuncelgurlek1@gsu.edu

##### Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

(she | her)

Department Head & Data Services Specialist - Qualitative Data

aswygarthobaugh@gsu.edu

##### Ashley Rockwell

(she | her)

Data Literacy & Learning Specialist (Undergraduate Focus) and Data Visualization

arockwell3@gsu.edu

Data Literacy & Learning Undergraduate Assistants

(he | him)

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## Data Analysis Tools & Methods

##### TOOLS for DATA ANALYSIS

Quantitative/Statistical

• LaTeX

Qualitative

##### METHODS for DATA ANALYSIS and RESEARCH DESIGN

NOTE: (1) The examples below are not exhaustive; (2) Our primary focus is helping to implement analytic methods, not necessarily teaching underlying methodological principles.

• Basic Statistical Analysis

• Descriptive Statistics

• Inferential Bivariate Statistics (e.g., ANOVA, t tests, correlation, chi-square)

• Linear Regression

• Generalized Linear Models

• Time-Series Analysis & Multilevel Models

• Multiple Imputation

• Multivariable Regression Analysis (Logistic, Ordinal, Multinomial)

• Hierarchical Linear Models

• Structural Equation Models

• Mediation and Moderation Analysis

• Complex Survey Data Analysis

• Quantitative Research Design

• Experimental & Quasi-Experimental Design

• Evaluation Methods

• Medical Record Extraction

• Systematic Review Methods (data analysis component)

• Qualitative Data Analysis

• Interview Guide Design

• Data Analysis Techniques

• Grounded Theory Methods

• Mixed Methods

NOTE: Please see the RDS Scope of Services statement.

## Finding Data & Statistics

##### FINDING DATA & STATISTICS
• Health sciences and public health data

## Data Collection

##### SURVEYS
• Tools for creating surveys / collecting survey data:

## Data Cleaning & Management

##### DATA CLEANING & MANAGEMENT
• Data cleaning, shaping, & reformatting

• Data management plans (DMP) for research grant proposals -- support using the DMPTool for writing a DMP, reviewing draft DMPs, and implementing DMPs