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Finding Data

Social Sciences Data Services

  • Find numeric or tabular data in the social sciences, management, and related areas
  • Find data to use with statistical software (i.e. SAS, SPSS, STATA)
  • Analyze data using statistical analysis
  • Generate statistical reports

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services

  • Locate spatial data
  • Map information
  • Analyze data using geospatial tools
  • Access GIS data: Geodata Repository (GeoWeb & ArcMap/ArcGIS Interface)
  • Develop educational GIS tools for classroom use
  • Find GIS programming support for research
  • Attend GIS workshops
  • Borrow GPS units

Managing Data

Data Management and Publishing

Managing your data before you begin your research and throughout its life cycle is essential to ensure its current usability and long-run preservation and access.

  • Evaluate your data needs
  • Create a data management plan
  • Secure your data
  • Create a backup plan
  • Share and cite your data

Other Services

Bioinformatics @ MIT Libraries

  • Learn about publicly available bioinformatics databases
  • Access analysis tools subscribed to by the MIT Libraries
  • Find other researchers doing bioinformatics at MIT
  • Attend bioinformatics training at MIT Libraries

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