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January 10, 2019

UPDATED December 2018: New and Updated Modules Added

NCES provides a wealth of data online for users to access. However, the breadth and depth of the data can be overwhelming to first time users, and, sometimes, even for more experienced users. In order to help our users learn how to access, navigate, and use NCES datasets, we’ve developed a series of online training modules.

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January 8, 2019

One of the languages we support at SSDS is R. A common complaint with R is that it is slow. R isn't the fastest, but it can usually be fast enough with good R code.

Check out our new blog post, Making R code over 100 times faster: An example, by SSDS software consultant Ben Stenhaug.

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January 8, 2019

Date and Time: Monday, January 28, 2019 at 2 p.m. EST
Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5916092033573660417

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October 22, 2018

Have specific questions about using Farmshare, Stanford's shared computing environment, or Sherlock, its high-performance computing cluster? Drop by to chat with a representative from Stanford Research Computing who can answer all your questions!

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September 28, 2018

ICPSR has put together a pretty compelling series of webinars and conversations around data activism, data in the community, data transparency and more.

Take a look at the schedule and register: https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/content/membership/datafair/schedule.html

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September 27, 2018

On October 1st, 2018 we're resuming our regularly scheduled walk-in consulting. If you have questions about implementing your quantitative or qualitative analysis, wrangling your data, or are just wondering what sorts of tools are available, drop on by. We'd love to help you!

If you're wondering whether there will be a consultant available on any given day to help with the technology or package you use, whether R, NVivo, Stata, Python, or otherwise, check out our coverage schedule here.

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July 16, 2018

Have questions about implementing statistical analysis in Stata, R, or another language? Figuring out to how analyze and visualize your data? We can help this summer. Every Thursday from 2 to 5pm until August 23, we'll be holding walk-in consulting hours in the Velma Denning Room (120F) of Green Library. Come by and see us!

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May 14, 2018

We're excited to welcome representatives from the Stanford Research Computing Center for Farmshare consulting Tuesday, May 15, from 2 to 4pm. If you've ever wondered how to open up Stata graphically on Farmshare, or submit computer tasks, this is a great opportunity to learn!

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April 24, 2017

Meet NVivo: Explore and Visualize Your Data - Using NVivo to Tell the Story
If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine how visualizing your data could enrich your research experience, creating yet another perspective from which to view your data.

Join this exciting webinar so you can see how to explore the NVivo query, chart and modeling capabilities so you can discover visuals; create models to visualize your data; generate charts; and utilize cluster analysis to explore word and coding similarities.
 

January 24, 2017

Meet NVivo: Accelerating Your Literature Review Using NVivo
Find out how NVivo (Mac & Windows) supports you in writing robust literature reviews.  With NVivo, you can import journal articles, tag (code) sources for major themes in the literature and share data with popular reference management software. This session will share importing your articles, organizing notes for easy retrieval, tagging or coding your materials to identify key concepts and creating visuals to see connections in your literature.
 
January 30--Windows, Noon-1:00 PM

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