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Bibliographic Software

These software programs will help you keep track of your references and bibliographies when you are writing papers and conducting research. They will automatically format the references and citations in the style guide format of your choosing. Software vendor sites with information about the packages:

Quantitative Research Software

Quantitative research software is primarily for conducting statistical analyses. Software vendor sites with information about the packages:

  • Analyze-it
  • SPSS
  • SAS
  • STATA - Stata has complete statistical, graphical, and data-management capabilities and is also fully programmable. Used by researchers of all disciplines. Online courses about using Stata are available for free.
  • StatLib - From the Department of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon, this collection contains a variety of software, macros, and data sets written in Fortran, C, and Lisp.

Qualitative Research Software

Qualitative research software is designed to facilitate qualitative data analysis (e.g., field research, ethnography).Software vendor sites with information about the packages: