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Data Sources: Software & Analysis

General Information

NYU Data Services, NYU Libraries and Information Technology




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Location [online services]

Staffed Hours: Summer 2020

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COVID - 19 Service Status

Data Services has shifted to virtual services for the Summer 2020 sessions. During our normal working hours, we will respond to requests via e-mail and will attempt to offer guidance via Zoom when necessary.

Software & Analysis

NYU Data Services provides consultation and instruction in using the software packages listed below. Visit the Data Services List of Classes for pointers to course materials and resources related to data software and analysis.

File Extensions

Data and statistics can come in a variety of file formats. Here are a few:

  • *.txt - a text file
  • *.csv - a comma-separated values file (can be used with most statistical softwares and Excel)
  • *xls or *.xlsx - Microsoft Excel files
  • *.sav - an SPSS file
  • *.por - a portable SPSS file
  • *.dta - a Stata file
  • *.xpt - a SAS file
  • *.rdata - an R file
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