Data Services

Library staff are available for workshops and one-on-one consultations to help you find, manage, analyze, and visualize the data you use in your research.

Finding Data

We can help you find reliable data:

  • for your topic

  • from reputable organizations and researchers

  • in formats you can use - or we can help you migrate them

  • that is free!

Managing Data

We can help you manage your data by: 

Analyzing Data

Learn software tools to help make sense of your data.  Our Data Analysis Specialist is well versed in quantitative and qualitative programs like

  • R

  • SPSS

  • Stata

  • Atlas.ti

  • Qualtrics

Want to get started on your own? Open the Data Analysis Research Guide.

The High Performance Computing Cluster is available to researchers with big data or big analysis needs. Please read up on usage best practices in the Knowledge Base.

Mapping Data

Maps provide incredible context for data! Our GIS librarian can help:

  • find shape files and other data needed to create your map

  • teach workshops or one-on-one consultations on software like ArcGIS or Social Explorer

  • brainstorm a mapping assignment for technical concerns or workload feasibility

Want to get started on your own? Open the GIS Research Guide.