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Software for Data Analysis

Find resources for learning to use popular data analysis software packages.

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Meet one-on-one with a research data specialist from the library or NUIT. 

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Statistical Software Guides and Tutorials

eBooks

Online Tutorials

Websites

eBooks

Online Courses

Websites

eBooks

Online Courses

eBooks

Online Courses

Websites

Accessing Software

Open-Source Software

Both R and Python are free and open source. NUIT's Research Data Services offers installation guidelines:

Proprietary Software

Northwestern provides access to licensed software in the library computer labs and on NUWorkspace, a virtual desktop. NUIT also makes free or discounted software licenses available. In addition to these campus-wide resources, your department may have software licenses you can access.

  Stata SPSS SAS Matlab StatTransfer Excel

Library computers 

*select PCs only
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NUWorkspace -- --
Free/discounted license via NUIT -- --