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

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.


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

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


Earn micro-credential BADGES! 

Attend our workshops (live or recorded), take short quizzes to assess your learning, and GET BADGEs!


Learn more at lib.gsu.edu/data-ready!

Halley E.M. Riley

(she | her)

Quantitative & Qualitative Data

hriley@gsu.edu


Rachel Chandler

(she | her)

Data Visualization

rchandler@gsu.edu


Shah Md Shahnewaz Sayem

(he | him)

GIS (GRA)

ssayem1@student.gsu.edu

Dan Forsberg

(he | him)

Data Science & Analytics

dforsberg1@gsu.edu


Joel Glogowski

(he | him)

Data Visualization

jglogowski@gsu.edu


Ashley Rockwell

(she | her)

Data Literacy & Learning Specialist

arockwell3@gsu.edu

Josh Allen

(he | him)

Data Science & Analytics (GRA)

jallen108@gsu.edu


Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

(she | her)

Qualitative Data

aswygarthobaugh@gsu.edu


Get DATA Ready! Student Assistants

Reggie Gravely

(they | he)

Armina Fani

(she | her)

Randy Bartolon-Barrios

(he | him)

BROWSE OUR RDS AREAS BELOW

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
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

  • Quantitative Research Design 

    • Experimental & Quasi-Experimental Design

    • Evaluation Methods

    • Survey Design and Administration

    • Medical Record Extraction

    • Systematic Review Methods (data analysis component)

  • Machine Learning 

    • Regression Algorithms

    • Classification Algorithms

    • Clustering Algorithms

    • Association Algorithms

  • Qualitative Data Analysis Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

    • Interview Guide Design

    • Data Analysis Techniques

    • Grounded Theory Methods

  • Mixed Methods 


NOTE: Please see the RDS Scope of Services statement.


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UPCOMING DATA WORKSHOPS & DATA EVENTS

Data Visualization

Mapping & Data Visualization
DATA VISUALIZATION

Finding Data & Statistics

Finding Data
FINDING DATA & STATISTICS

Data Collection

Data Cleaning & Management

Data Management Planning
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 Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh