DSS Computing Resources

Data and Statistical Services

Need help?

The Data Lab (Firestone Library - A.12G) offers walk-in hours without an appointment for help with statistical packages and social science methodology weekdays from 2-5 pm.  

For other times, you can make an appointment. Please limit to 1 appointment for the service per day.

The DSS Lab is located in Firestone Library (A.12G)

Hardware

  • 13 PCs w/Windows 10 and 28" monitors
  • 1 Scanner (click here for instructions on how to use. Must bring USB to extract scanned files)
  • Printer

Statistics software

  • Stata/SE 9-17 (32/64 bit) (also available in all OIT clusters)
  • Stata/MP 17 (64 bit)
  • SPSS 28 (PASW) 
  • SAS 9.4
  • R, RStudio
  • MATLAB
  • Python 2.7/3.6 (Anaconda suite)

Conversion software

  • Stat/Transfer (click here for instructions on how to use)

Compression software

  • 7-Zip (freeware)

From PDF to Excel/Word

  • OmniPage 18 (OCR text recognition, only in the computer attached to the scanner. Must bring USB to extract files). Click here for instructions on how to use.