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Numeric Data Resources: Data Tutorials

Numeric Data Resources can provide help with finding data to analyze for student and faculty research, data management and analysis, use of statistical software, especially SAS, Stata and SPSS, and advise on research methods, study design, and statistics.

Custom Data Search

This Google Custom search engine performs a search on websites that have been evaluated for their usefulness in providing data and statistics. Results will open in a new window.

Other Pages of Interest

Below are links to other pages that may be of interest to you.

Data Tutorials

Here are a series of "How-to" videos demostrating various databases, data tools and other tasks. Be sure to also look at our Data Training Series and our Qualtrics Tip and Tricks.

Data-Planet How-To

This tutorial is a basic introduction to using Data-Planet. Data-Planet is an excellent source of U.S. and International data on population, housing, health, finance and many other subjects.



Introduction to SocialExplorer

This tutorial describes how to get tables and data from SocialExplorer. SocialExplorer is an excellent, easy-to-use source of United States Census and American Community Survey tables and data.


Using Maps to Make Selections in SocialExplorer

This tutorial describes how to use maps in SocialExplorer to select geographic areas for reports. It assumes you have viewed the previous tutorial, Introduction to SocialExplorer.

Numeric Data Resources

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Paul Bern
Rm 556 E.S. Bird Library
222 Waverly Ave
Syracuse, NY 13244