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 firstname.lastname@example.org
You can schedule an individual consultation by e-mailing email@example.com 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).
Resources in the Scholarly Commons
Hardware: In addition to the machines on which to use the above software, we have a Wacom Cintiq 21UX large format interactive pen display, which is especially useful with the GIS software.
Related library web pages: Numeric and spatial data services
Deciding which Statistical Test to use: Statistical Test Selector
Tutorials and Presentations: Mapping Box.net or Box.com to a network drive in Windows,