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Quantitative Data Analysis


Quantitative data analysis is the process of identifying patterns in numerical information.


This guide will provide resources to support your work with quantitative data analysis, particularly outlining the availability and scope of support for computer-assisted software. 


Software Available

SPSS is available for JMU faculty, staff, and students to download from the JMU Libraries website. 

R is open source software available for anyone to download.

Technology Support

The IT Help Desk and the JMU Libraries support staff are not trained to answer SPSS or R questions. 

Statistical Analysis Support

Faculty: Submit a request to the Statistical Consulting Center.


Research Methodology Consultations

You can make an appointment to meet with a member of the Center for Faculty Innovation (CFI) for a consultation about quantitative or mixed methods research methodologies. These appointments are not for technology consultations. Use the following forms to request a consultation

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