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Researcher's Guide to Data: Data Software

A quick libguide to raw information that can be gathered from resources locally or online

For more information

Please consult the List of statistical packages wikipedia page for links to software documentation and a more comprehensive list of available programs.

Cool links

Available through MavAPPS

MavAPPS is a collection of software available to individuals on campus by signing in with your MavMAIL username and password. 

http://my.mnsu.edu/mavapps/

Current applications include:

  • ComputStat Research Insight - Financial modeling software
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 20 - Data collection and analysis software
  • Mathematica 9Data acquisition, processing, analysis, and visualization software
  • Stata IC 13 - Data analysis and statistical software
  • StatTransfer 11 - Data format exchange software

Proprietary Software

Proprietary software is software that is licensed to users for a fee. Companies usually provide user support for their software. Graphical User Interfaces may be intuitive for new users. You may choose to invest in proprietary software if it better fits your research needs.

Some software titles include:

**Disclaimer: Minnesota State University, Mankato and Memorial Library neither endorse nor support these software titles.**

Open Source Software

Open source software is software that has been made freely available for people to use. It is less intuitive than proprietary software.Often times, a person has to have a high level of computer competency in order to use open source software. 

Some software titles include:

**Disclaimer: Minnesota State University, Mankato and Memorial Library neither endorse nor support these software titles.**

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