Geospatial Data Librarian and Statistics Specialist
Get help with statistical software
Do you have specific questions about statistics, research methods, or software?
Consultations are free to MIT.
Learn quantitative methods
Each year, ICPSR provides a comprehensive, integrated program of basic and advanced training in research design, statistics, data analysis, and social science methodology.
Statistical software workshops
An Overview of Statistical Software: Wednesday, 1/14, 10am-11am: Register
Introduction to R:
- Fri, 11/21: 9am-12pm (at Harvard): Register
- Friday, 1/16: 1pm-4pm: Register
- Wednesday, 1/21: 1pm-4pm: Register
R Regression Models: Friday, 1/23: 1pm-4pm: Register
R Graphics: Thursday, 1/22: 9:30am-12:30pm: Register
Intro to Stata: Monday, 1/26, 1pm-4pm: Register
Data Management in Stata: Tuesday, 1/27, 1pm-4pm: Register
Regression and Graphing in Stata: Friday, 1/30, 1pm-5pm: Register
MIT affiliates can attend statistical software workshops at Harvard throughout the year.
Software at MIT
All statistical software can perform commonly used statistical tests. Software differs regarding ease of use; interface; and processing/management of large, complex datasets.
||command line||Athena or download for free|
||mostly command line - basic GUI for some tests||Athena|
||menus and command line||Athena or purchase through IS&T|
|individual license through IS&T|
|free download from IS&T|
Overview of Statistical Software Workshop Materials (January 2014)
Description: Do you need to analyze data, but are not sure which program to use? Have you been using one statistical software package for a while and are curious about others? We will learn the strengths and weaknesses of some statistical software programs, see a brief demo of each, and learn how to access them at MIT.