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

We're Hiring!

Join the Research Data Services (RDS) Department!

The Georgia State University Library seeks a Data Services Specialist (Data Science / Analytics Focus). If you are passionate about igniting a passion for data in others, this position is for you! The full position posting with job responsibilities, required and preferred qualifications, salary range, and information about required application materials is at  

Still accepting applications! 

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

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

Earn micro-credential BADGES! 

Learn more at

Halley E.M. Riley

(she | her)

Quantitative & Qualitative Data


Joel Glogowski

(he | him)

Data Visualization

Ashley Rockwell

(she | her)

Data Literacy & Learning Specialist


Rachel Chandler

(she | her)

Data Visualization

undefinedMuhammet Emre Coskun

(he | him)

Quantitative Data & GIS (GRA)


Campbell Casseb

(he | him)


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

Check out our LIVE WORKSHOPS and RECORDINGS plus our micro-credential BADGES.

Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

(she | they)

Qualitative Data


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

Data Analysis Tools & Methods

Data Analysis Software



  • NVivo Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

  • Other tools (MAXQDA, ATLAS.ti) 


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 Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

    • Descriptive Statistics

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

    • Linear Regression

  • Advanced Quantitative Analysis 

    • 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

    • Unsupervised Learning (e.g. Clustering)

    • Machine Learning

  • Quantitative Research Design 

    • Experimental & Quasi-Experimental Design

    • Evaluation Methods

    • Survey Design and Administration

    • Medical Record Extraction

    • Systematic Review Methods (data analysis component)

  • Mixed Methods 

  • Qualitative Data Analysis Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

    • Interview Guide Design

    • Data Analysis Techniques

    • Grounded Theory Methods

NOTE: Please see the RDS Scope of Services statement.

Data Visualization

Mapping & Data Visualization

Finding Data & Statistics

Finding Data

Data Collection

Data Cleaning & Management

Data Management Planning
  • Data cleaning, shaping, & reformatting 

  • 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 Support?

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

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

Check out other workshops being offered at GSU!

PantherTech workshops:

  • Microsoft Office tools like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Creativity tools like Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects
  • Coding with R, Java, Python, and BASH
  • Video production and photography
  • Creating websites

GSU's ARCTIC workshops