This page contains downloadable support documents for some of the most popular quantitative, qualitative, and data conversion software at Stanford. We have included guides for getting started with software packages in different operating systems, resources for learning more about the software, tips for data entry, and other useful documents. Our documents are also available in print format in The Velma Denning Room.
Please note that our documents require Adobe Acrobat Reader.
For a list of where you can access the following software, please visit Where to Access Software.
Data Conversion & Other Software
Using Stat/Transfer on the Linux/Unix Systems
Using Statistical Software through X on PCs
Using Statistical Software through X on Macintosh
Using Excel for Statistical Analysis
Resources for Learning AMOS
Resources for Learning HLM
Other Helpful Guides
Using DEWI (Data Extraction Web Interface)
Tips for Data Entry
Writing about Numeric Data
Research Planning Guide Before Data Collection
Research Planning Guide After Data Collection
Tips For Survey Design