Where can I get help with my statistical project? Are there campus labs? Is there a virtual lab for remote use?
Center for Teaching Research and Learning Lab (CTRL Lab) - formerly named the Social Science Research Lab, is located in Hurst Hall Room 203. For more information, check out their web site: http://www.american.edu/ctrl/lab.cfm
The School of Communication has several labs for the use of SOC students. Click HERE for a list of SOC's labs. The SOC Techline, SOC's technology helpdesk operation, is located in MCK T-02. For help, please call x3570, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kogod School of Business has several labs for student and faculty use. For details, please visit the Kogod Labs webpage.
If you are off campus or prefer to work in the dorm, you can use the Virtual Computing Lab (VCL) to work remotely. Visit www.american.edu/vcl for client download and configuration instructions; and you will be ready to log in to the VCL and work with the available software. You can email email@example.com for support or drop by the CTRL lab (Hurst 203), for help installing the client. Contact: VCL Team, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-885-3862 Web: https://vcl.american.edu
The Department of Mathematics also offers assistance with statistical projects.: http://www.american.edu/cas/mathstat/statistical-consulting.cfm During Spring semester, some consultation will take place in the Library's Research Commons on the first floor of the library. (Call or chat with the Reference Desk to confirm library hours)
For help with GIS, contact Geospatial Research Lab
Downloadable data sets may be found at http://www.data.gov/
Here are the Core library databases to find downloadable datasets:
Also, take a look at the Subject Guides listed below.
Need help crunching the numbers? Click HERE for suggestions (Fall and Spring semesters.)
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