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Academic Research: Data Analysis

Academic Research
  Research Data


“Research data is defined as the recorded factual material commonly accepted in the scientific community as necessary to validate research findings, but not any of the following: preliminary analyses, drafts of scientific papers, plans for future research, peer reviews, or communications with colleagues. This 'recorded' material excludes physical objects (e.g., laboratory samples).

                                 2 CFR 200.315 (e), continuing the definition from 2 CFR 215 (OMB Circular A-110)

  Selected Books:
  Data Analysis Applications
  • SPSS (not available in Darnall Medical Library)  

The command has an SPSS contract allowing the software to be loaded as needed but with a limited number of concurrent users. Due to server configuration and licensing limitations, SPSS cannot be installed on privately owned PCs or laptops. Please, contact IT. For more information, contact the Statisticians in the Department of Research Programs.

  • SAS (not available in Darnall Medical Library)  

  • MINITAB (not available in Darnall Medical Library)  


Programming Languages

Data gathered during a research experiments can be analyzed using graphical tools and programming language. Many of these tools are freely available for download from open sources. 

  Health Data Sources

 

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