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

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

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


See our Scope of Services statement.

Jeremy Walker

(he | him)

Quantitative Data

jwalker184@gsu.edu

 

Joel Glogowski

(he | him)

Data Visualization

jglogowski@gsu.edu

Halley E.M. Riley

(she | her)

Quantitative & Qualitative Data

hriley@gsu.edu

 

Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

(she | they)

Qualitative Data

aswygarthobaugh@gsu.edu

undefinedMuhammet Emre Coskun

(he | him)

Quantitative Data

mcoskun1@gsu.edu

 

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RDS Workshops Calendar

Recorded Workshops | Etiquette & Policies | Descriptions

ONE-ON-ONE HELP -- Contact an RDS Team member to schedule a consult.

WORKSHOPS -- Check out the RDS workshops calendar for workshops dates/times, our recorded workshops, & workshop descriptions. CUSTOM SESSIONS -- Contact an RDS Team member to learn more about support for classes & research teams.

BROWSE OUR RDS AREAS BELOW

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
TOOLS for DATA ANALYSIS

Quantitative/Statistical

Qualitative

  • NVivo Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

  • Other tools (MAXQDA, ATLAS.ti) 


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 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

  • Text Mining & Data 

    • Regular Expressions

    • Natural Language Processing (NLP)

  • 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.

Mapping & Data Visualization

Mapping & Data Visualization
MAPPING & DATA VISUALIZATION

Finding Data & Statistics

Finding Data
FINDING DATA & STATISTICS

Data Cleaning & Management

Data Management Planning
DATA CLEANING & MANAGEMENT
  • 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 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.


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

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