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

We're Hiring!

Join the Research Data Services (RDS) Team!

We're seeking an intellectually curious and innovative colleague to join us as a Data Services Specialist. The full position posting with job responsibilities, required and preferred qualifications, salary range, and information about required application materials is linked from our Employment website ( and directly at 

Review of materials will begin immediately, with complete applications received by April 23, 2021, receiving full consideration. 

Please feel free to share this posting with your relevant networks. Any questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh (

GSU Library's Research Data Services (RDS) Team logo

The RDS Team offers support to GSU students, faculty, and staff in the areas of data analysis tools & methods, mapping & data visualization, finding data & statistics, data collection, and data management.

See RDS Scope of Services statement.




Jeremy Walker

RDS Librarian - Quantitative Data

undefinedMuhammet Emre Coskun

RDS Grad. Asst. - Quantitative Data


Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

RDS Librarian - Qualitative Data

Kelsey Jordan

RDS Librarian - Data Visualization

Joel Glogowski

RDS Librarian - Data Visualization


RDS Live Workshops Calendar

Recorded Workshops | Etiquette & Policies | Descriptions


Connect services with contact information for those providing them: (1) use the RDS Team initials bubbles key above, or (2) click the initials bubbles below.

Data Analysis Tools & Methods

Data Analysis Software


NOTE: We currently do not offer workshops or one-on-one help on SAS -- see this guide for SAS help resources.



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

  • Qualitative Data Analysis Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

  • Basic Statistical Analysis Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

    • Descriptive Statistics

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

    • Linear Regression

  • Advanced Quantitative Methods 

    • Generalized Linear Models 

    • Unsupervised Learning (e.g. Clustering) 

    • Time-Series Analysis & Multilevel Models 

    • Machine Learning 

    • Logistic Regression 

    • Hierarchical Linear Models 

  • Text Mining & Data 

    • Regular Expressions

    • Natural Language Processing (NLP)

NOTE: Please see the RDS Scope of Services statement.

Mapping & Data Visualization

Mapping & Data Visualization

Finding Data & Statistics

Finding Data

Data Collection

Survey Design

NOTE: We currently do not offer workshops or one-on-one help on survey design methodology -- see this guide for survey design methodology resources.


Data Management

Data Management Planning
  • Data cleaning 

  • Database setup 

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

Writing a Grant and Need Boilerplate Language about RDS Team Support?

IMPORTANT: This is NOT data management plan language! This is general language about RDS Team support. For help on writing data management plans, see our data management guide.

Attending an RDS Workshop? Please read our Workshops ~ Etiquette & Policies page.

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