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Data and Statistics

Resources for finding and using data and statistics. This guide focuses on data for the social sciences.

Data/statistics help

Paul Lesack, Data/GIS Analyst
UBC Library Research Commons, Koerner Library
(604) 822-5587

Maggie Kikkert, Co-op Student Librarian
UBC Library Research Commons, Koerner Library
(604) 827-3510

Data analysis

Statistical analysis software

Several statistical analysis tools are available on public computer workstations in Koerner and Woodward Libraries:

  • SAS | Koerner Library 497
  • SPSS | Koerner Library 217 and 497, Woodward Library B25
  • Stata | Koerner Library 497
  • R and RStudio | Koerner Library 217 and 497

Workshops and consultations

Graduate student experts in the Research Commons provide free one-on-one consultations and workshops on data analysis topics including R, Python, SPSS, and NVivo.

Online books, training videos, and practice exercises in a wide range of topics. Includes self-paced learning paths and interactive tutorials to help users develop technical skills.

A program that helps graduate students formulate and understand the statistical issues involved in their research. Interested students may submit a description of their work and meet a consultant to discuss their project and address their statistical questions.  The program is offered by UBC's Applied Statistics and Data Science Group at no charge to students.