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

Dana Library is offering introductory workshops on the R statistical software package and on mapping Census Data. Workshops on SPSS, STATA, and SAS were offered earlier in the semester. To register, please use the online registration form.

Mapping Census Data

This workshop will teach students how to download Census data from American FactFinder and map the data using ArcGIS.

October 10th, Monday, 11:30am-12:50pm, 124 Hill Hall
October 26th, Wednesday, 2:30pm-3:50pm, 124 Hill Hall


Introduction to R

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

October 31st, Monday, 11:30am-12:50pm, 124 Hill Hall
November 2nd, Wednesday, 2:50pm-3:50pm, 124 Hill Hall


Introduction to SPSS

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. Students will also learn to use syntax files to generate and save analyzing procedures.

September 12th, Monday, 11:30am-12:50pm, Hill Hall 124
September 14th, Wednesday, 2:30pm-3:50pm, Hill Hall 124


Introduction to STATA

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. Students will also learn to use Do-file Editor to write and save analyzing procedures.

September 19th, Monday, 11:30am-12:50pm, Hill Hall 124
September 21st, Wednesday, 2:30pm-3:50pm, Hill Hall 124


Introduction to SAS

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.

September 26th, Monday, 11:30am-12:50pm, 1WP 120
October 5th, Wednesday, 2:30pm-3:50pm, Hill Hall 124


Each workshop is offered twice. To register, please use the online registration form.

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