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Statistical Consulting

What We Do

Statistical consulting is free to all members of the UMD research community (undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff), in all departments and disciplines. Research is increasingly data-driven, and we are available to answer your statistics and analysis questions through email or an in-person consultation. We currently specialize in SASSPSSR, and can also provide support on Survey Design and Analysis. We may also refer you to a software specialist as needed. Our mission statement contains information on the overarching goals of our services.

Questions and Appointments

For the Fall semester of 2018, our statistical consulting service is available:

  • Mon:  McKeldin                 11:00 - 16:00
  • Tue:   McKeldin                 11:00 - 16:00
  • Wed:  McKeldin                 11:00 - 16:00
  • Thur:  STEM                      11:00 - 16:00 

The consultations are by appointment only. Click on the button on the left to schedule. Serving your needs might require multiple consultations. If you have any questions about our service, contact us by emailing lib-statsconsulting@umd.edu

Examples of services we provide:

  • Explaining statistical concepts 
  • Selection of statistical procedures
  • Use of statistical software 
  • Data clean and analysis
  • Interpretation of results
  • Research design
  • Survey design and sampling method

Examples of services we do not provide:

  • Collecting, preparing, or writing up data for researcher
  • Explaining highly technical or advanced statistical questions
  • Tutoring for statistical homework (math tutoring resources)

Resources 

Statistical software workshops

In addition to one-on-one consultations, we also offer statistical software workshops on common statistical packages. Learn more about our upcoming workshops and subscribe to our mailing list to be the first ones to get notification when a workshop is available! 

Self-learning resources

Disclaimer: The following external links are for informational purposes only. They do not constitute an endorsement by the UMD Libraries. UMD Libraries do not bear responsibilities for the accuracy, legality or content of the external links.