**Statistical Software Programs for Social Research**

Popular commercial statistical software programs.

Minitab | SAS | SPSS | S-Plus | STATA

*Free Software Package*

The Comprehensive R Archive Network Similar to S-Plus.

*Free Student Packages*

HLM – Hierarchical Linear Modeling program for nested and hierarchical level models: Student version. Limited number of cases (7200 at level-1 and 350 at level-2). SSI Central

Lisrel – Student version. Handles up to 12 observed variables at a time. SSI Central

**Tutorials for statistical software packages**

Tutorials for most Statistical Software Packages University of Texas

Tutorials for Software Packages SPN Software Central

Information on SAS NC State University

More links to software packages and tutorials by Rainer Würländer

SPSS Tutorial by Gil Einstein and Ken Abernethy

Statistical Education: Online Statistical teaching material, courses , handouts, exercises, articles, datasets, and a useful list of links

Multilevel Modeling wth MLWin

Hierarchical & Longitudinal Modeling with SAS Proc Mixed Judith Singer (Harvard)

**Online Statistics Textbooks**

HyperStat Online Textbook

Multivariate Statistics: Concepts, Models, and Applications by David W. Stockburger

The Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics Includes interactive examples of basic statistics concepts

Surfstat Australia

Seeingstatistics.com Covers material from univariate statistics through regression.

Statistical Data Analysis: Prove It with Statistics by Professor Hossein Arsham

StatSoft (More Advanced) Includes:** **Elementary statistics, basic statistics, ANOVA/MANOVA, cluster analysis, discriminant analysis, factor analysis, generalized linear models, graphical techniques, linear regression, log-linear analysis, nonparametric statistics, power analysis, survival analysis, time series analysis, and more.

BJM Statistics at Square One A guide to basic statistical concepts.

Multilevel Statistical Models: Internet Edition Harvey Goldstein

Applied Multilevel Analysis Joop Hox

**Other Quantitative Methods Resources**

Power Calculator: UCLA

Web pages that perform statistical calculations by John Pezzullo

Bill Trochim’s web page Not sure which statistic you need to use? This link can help you.

Links to Bayesian Resources Jeff Gill’s Homepage

Universtiy of Miami Libraries: Methods Links

Getting Started with LaTeX – Information on mathematical document editing by David Wilkins

MiKTeX Typesetting documents with mathematical equations by D. E. Knuth

Statistics and Statistical Graphics Resources Michael Friendly (York University)

Canadian Social Research

Research Data Centre: Toronto

The SLID electronic data dictionary Popular Canadian Dataset

Software package additions (missing data, graphical display etc.) Gary King’s Homepage

Center for Basic Research in the Social Sciences Harvard University Research Center

Harvard-Mit Data Center

**Summer Programs in Social Statistics**

SPIDA and the ICPSR provide courses in social statistics for students and social researchers who wish to develop their research related skills.

ISR (SPIDA) – York University (Toronto)

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) – University of Michigan

Q**ualitative Research Methods**

Qualitative Research on the Internet School of Social and Systemic Studies, NOVA Southeastern

University. Includes , qualitative research sites, links to syllabi, journals that publish qualitative research, qualitative resources, etc.

Content Analysis Resources. Georga State

Everything that you need to know about Content Analysis

Resources for Qualitative Researchers: QualPage. University of Alberta

**Sociology Research Methodologists in Canada**

*Quantitative*

Bob Andersen (McMaster – modern regresssion)

Doug Baer (Victoria – structural equation modeling)

John Fox (McMaster – nonparametric regression and 3D graphs)

Stephen Gyimah (Queen’s – event history analysis)

Les Hayduk (Alberta – structural equation modeling)

Paul Maxim (Western – survey methods)

John Kervin (Toronto – survey methods)

Michael Ornstein (York – quantitative methods)

Fernando Rajulton (Western – hierarchical/longitudinal analysis)

Blair Wheaton (Toronto – structural equation modeling)

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William Shaffir