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Library Resource Guide for: STATISTICS AND DATA

Consulting & Workshops

Consulting

We can help with questions regarding:

  • Government Documents

  • Spatial Data

  • Numeric Data and Statistics

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

  • Finding and getting data for your research

Bruce Boucek
Social Science Data Librarian
Rockefeller Library
Monday-Friday (9am-5pm)
863-7978


bruce_boucek@brown.edu

Workshops

The PASS program provides student workshops sponsored by the Writing Center, the Library, and Computing and Information Services that are free for all Brown undergraduates and graduate students. Go to PASS to find schedules and registration for workshops.

Statistic Tutorials
SPSS

SPSS 1: Finding and Managing Data for the Social Sciences (2 hrs) Introduction to the fundamentals of searching and managing data in SPSS for statistical analysis. Participants learn how to find data on the Internet, understand variables, manipulate data, do descriptive, charts, and tables. Different data formats are discussed.

Intermediate SPSS (1): Hypothesis Testing and Inferential Statistics (2 hrs) Building and testing hypotheses using inferential statistics in SPSS. This workshop covers parametric and nonparametric tests, concentrating on correlation, chi-square, and t-tests. Participants learn how to understand, analyze and report results. (Please download and unzip SPSSDATA)

Intermediate SPSS (2): Hypothesis Testing and Inferential Statistics (2 hrs) Tutorial Goal: Continuation of Intermediate SPSS (1). Building and testing hypotheses using inferential statistics in SPSS. This workshop covers parametric and nonparametric data, concentrating on ANOVAs, linear regression, and logistic regression. Participants learn how to understand, analyze and report results. (Please download and unzip SPSSDATA3)

Stata

Stata 1: Finding and Managing Data for the Social Sciences (2 hrs) Introduction to the fundamentals of searching and managing data in Stata for statistical analysis. Participants learn how to find data on the Internet, understand variables, manipulate data, do descriptive, charts, and tables. Different data formats are discussed.

Intermediate Stata (1) (2 hrs) Tutorial Goal: Building and testing hypotheses using inferential statistics in Stata. This workshop covers parametric and nonparametric tests, concentrating on correlation, chi-square, and t-tests. Participants learn how to understand, analyze and report results. (Please download and unzip STATADATA2)

Intermediate Stata (2): Hypothesis Testing and Inferential Statistics (2 hrs) Tutorial Goal: Continuation of Intermediate Stata (1). Building and testing hypotheses using inferential statistics in SPSS. This workshop covers parametric and nonparametric data, concentrating on ANOVAs, linear regression, and logistic regression. Participants learn how to understand, analyze and report results. (Please download and unzip STATADATA3)