Statistical consultations are available during the Fall and Spring semesters only. Our Statistical Consultant can assist you with using statistical software packages such as SPSS, Stata, MatLab, R, and SAS. Other services provided include: data preparation, quantitative sampling, hypothesis testing. The statistical consultant is not available for tutoring; however, you may learn more about Peer Tutoring in the Department of Statistics here.
Gelman Library offers GIS consultations by appointment or walk-ins during designated hours. Our GIS consultant can assist you with basic GIS instruction, project-based GIS consultation, GIS data discovery, GIS data troubleshooting, and GIS metadata review. Please schedule an appointment through the Research Calendar (look for GIS Only in the staff listing) or stop by the Ask Us Desk to speak with our GIS specialist.
If you need assistance locating data related to a specific topic, have already identified a dataset and need assistance gaining access, or need to schedule an in-class library instruction session on locating and accessing data, please contact the Ask Us Desk. For more information on searching for data or statistics, check out the Data & Statistics Research Guide.
Federal funding agencies and certain foundations may require data management plans as part of the proposal process. Gelman Library can assist you with developing your data management plan using GW’s DMPTool. The DMPTool provides templates and guidance for developing data management plans to meet the requirements of funding agencies. For assistance with using the DMPTool, please contact the Data Services Librarian.
Additional information on data management best practices and resources can be found in the Data Management Research Guide.