Do you use statistical software packages, such as R, Stata, SAS, or SPSS? Want to be more effective with statistical analysis, research technology, or social science research methods? No need to struggle with these issues on your own!
MIT has two new resources that can help:
1. Guide to Statistical Software
- Learn how to access statistical software (e.g., R, Stata, SAS) at MIT
- Find resources for learning and using these software packages
2. Research Technology Consulting
This service is available to help you individually with:
- Learning or troubleshooting statistical software packages such as R, Stata, or SAS
- Data analysis support and programming advice
- Statistical methodology questions
- For social science research projects:
- Research project planning and guidance
- Use of research technology (e.g., screen scraping, social network analysis, and more)
To make an appointment or ask for tips on a project:
This service, based at Harvard, is provided by the Harvard-MIT Data Center and available to the MIT community as a pilot.
Learn Statistical Software in Workshops
In addition, attend one of the upcoming workshops on statistical software.
The Harvard-MIT Data Center also provides: a data repository, research computing environment, and a specialized computer lab.
For questions about these services, contact Jennie Murack, Statistics Specialist, or Katherine McNeill, Social Science Data Services Librarian.