About the Libraries: Libraries and Centers: John Cotton Dana Library:
Workshops on Statistical Software

Dana Library is offering the following introductory workshops on four statistical software packages: R, SAS, SPSS, and Stata. Please use the online Data Services Workshop Registration form to select the sessions you want to attend.

Introduction to R
Friday, March 11th, 1:00pm-4:00pm, 1WP 120

Ryan Womack, the Data Librarian from New Brunswick Campus, will cover the following topics:

  • Getting Around in R: Basic Commands, Data Import and Manipulation
  • Statistical Techniques: Descriptive Statistics, Regression, Significance, Finding Additional Packages
  • Graphics: comparison of graphing techniques of basic R, lattice, and ggplot2 packages


Introduction to SAS
Monday, February 14th, 10:00am-12:00pm, 1WP 314;
Monday, February 25th, 3:00pm-5:00pm, 1WP 120

This class is for students who are new to SAS. Through hands-on exercises, students will become familiar with the SAS interface and its basic functions of managing data, doing statistical analysis and generating graphs.


Introduction to SPSS
Monday, February 7th, 10:00am-11:20am, Hill Hall 126;
Friday, March 4th, 2:30pm-3:50pm, Hill Hall 126

This class is for students who are new to SPSS. Through hands-on exercises, students will become familiar with the SPSS interface and its basic functions of managing data, doing statistical analysis and generating graphs.


Introduction to Stata
Monday, February 21st, 10:00am-11:20am; Hill Hall 126;
Friday, March 25th, 2:30pm-3:50pm, Hill Hall 126

This class is for students who are new to Stata. Through hands-on exercises, students will become familiar with the Stata interface and its basic functions of managing data, doing statistical analysis and generating graphs.


If you have other questions about data management, analysis or presentation, feel free to contact the Data Services Librarian, Minglu Wang, through email: minglu@rutgers.edu, or call: (973)353-3810

chart from NOAA




Posted January 2011
 
URL: http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/libs/dana_lib/news/11_01_workshops.shtml
Website Feedback  |  Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2013, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey   (Further Copyright Information)