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Data Analysis Software

SPSS

What is it?  This is a “predictive analytics software” meaning it helps you predict what is likely to happen next by performing “highly complex data manipulation and analysis with simple instructions” (source). 

Location: Available on all library computers on the 2nd and 3rd floors. 

Want it on your work computer? Faculty and staff should contact Tech Support to load this program directly onto their work computer.

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NVivo

What is it?  This software helps you “organize, analyze and find insights in unstructured, or qualitative data like: interviews, open-ended survey responses, articles, social media and web content” (source). 

Location: Available on select computers on the 2nd floor.

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For questions, please contact the Reference department at reference@westernu.edu or call 909-469-5323 and ask for Reference.