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SAS is a likely choice for a person who manages complex data sets on a continuous basis. It is especially strong in analysis of variance (ANOVA), the general linear model, and their extensions. There are few statistical or graphic tasks that you cannot do in SAS. The programming could be a challenge to beginners, but often you find that SAS is a long way down the list on ease of use
Where to Find SAS?
SAS is installed on every public PC in the library and computer lab (link to software lists).
Where to find the data for your analysis?
Set up an appointment to meet with Social Science Data Services staff to discuss your research and learn about one, or more, of the following: