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

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The RDS Team offers support to GSU students, faculty, and staff in the areas of data analysis tools & methodsmapping & data visualizationfinding data & statisticssurvey design, and data management -- scroll down for details!

The RDS Team offers:

  • One-on-One Help -- Contact an RDS Team member to schedule a consult, or check out their Drop In! hours.
  • Workshops -- Check out the RDS workshop listings.
  • Custom sessions for GSU courses and research teams -- Contact an RDS Team member to learn more.

NOTE: Please see our Scope of Services statement.





Use this key to connect services listed on this page with names and contact information for those providing them.

Joel Glogowski

Drop In!

Raeda Anderson

Drop In!

Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

Drop In!

Kelsey Jordan

Drop In!

George Usmanov

Drop In!

Laura Carscaddon






Calendar | Descriptions | Etiquette & Policies


To connect services with names and contact information for those providing them, see the RDS Team initials bubbles key above -- or just click the initials bubbles. NOTE: Please see our Scope of Services statement.

Data Analysis Tools & Methods

Data Analysis SoftwareTOOLS for DATA ANALYSIS



  • NVivo (qualitative data analysis tool) Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

  • Basic Statistical Analysis Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) 

  • Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM) 

  • Network Analysis 

  • Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Data 

  • Mixed Methods 

  • Qualitative Data Analysis Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

IMPORTANT: RDS Team members work closely with students and faculty on research projects outside of course work. However, our class/course assistance is focused on software support for analysis and does not include tutoring for exams, study guides, or help with assignments that do not have a required software component.

Mapping & Data Visualization

Mapping & Data VisualizationMAPPING & DATA VISUALIZATION

NOTE: The GSU Library currently does not have any one that can help with ArcGIS or other GIS mapping tools. If you have any questions/concerns or want future updates on whether the Library has added GIS support to its services, please contact Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh, the Leader of the Research Data Services Team (

Finding Data & Statistics


Survey Design


Data Management

Data Management PlanningDATA MANAGEMENT
  • Data cleaning 

  • Database setup 

  • Support writing data management plans for research grant proposals and managing data throughout the research life cycle Mandy Swygart-HobaughJoel Glogowski

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Data Services Drop-In Assistance & Upcoming Workshops

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

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