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Research Services for People with Disabilities



Data Services

In a joint project of the Applied Technologies for Learning in the Arts and Sciences (ATLAS) and the Library, help with numeric and spatial data is available to everyone on campus.

The Scholarly Commons Data Services open hours for Fall 2012 are:

Mondays 1:00-3:00 for Walk in Consultations

Tuesdays 1:00-4:00 for Survey Consultations

Tuesdays 1:00-5:00 for Open Lab

Wednesdays 1:00-3:00 (call 333-7751); Fridays 1:00-3:00 (call 333-2472) for Lync Consultations

By appointment: email datagis@library.illinois.edu

You can schedule an individual consultation by e-mailing datagis@library.illinois.edu or drop-in the Scholarly Commons Data Services office hours from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays in room 306, and 3:00-6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays in 314.

Data Services’ open lab hours in Library 314 offer researchers the opportunity to use specialized software tools such as SAS, SPSS, and ArcGIS in a supportive environment. 

Services offered include: 

  • acquiring data sets needed for teaching and research;
  • locating, downloading and preparing data for secondary analysis;
  • and identifying and creating course materials and teaching tools (including customized data sets drawn from various data repositories).