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Data & Statistics Research Guide

GIS Consulting

Geographic Information Sysytem (GIS) consulting is available in Gelman Library. Schedule an appointment with our GIS specialist for assistance with:

  • Basic GIS Instruction
  • Project-based GIS Consultation
  • GIS Data Discovery
  • GIS Data Troubleshooting
  • GIS Metadata review

Book Recommendations

Although we have some physical copies of technical books, our best and most up-to-date resources are all electronic.

Software Services at Gelman Library

Students and faculty at GW have access to a variety of software packages for working with data, including statistical packages (e.g. SPSS and STATA), computational environments (e.g. MATLAB) and GIS tools (e.g. ArcGIS). Programming, software development, and quantitative reasoning support via consultations and tutoring are available to GW students and faculty as well.

Software Resources:

Software and Data Consultation Resources:

Qualitative Data Analysis Software Options

GW Libraries does not currently license qualitative data analysis software; however, there are options available for students and faculty.

Open Source, Free Analysis Tools:

Fee-based Analysis Tools:

Online Data Tools

These tools (some free, others subscription-based) are useful for developing data visualizations or analyzing data. Most of these sites have demos or help guides to assist you in learning the tools.

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