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Statistical Software Support and Consulting Services

Statistical Software Support and Consulting Services provides support to users of statistical software throughout the UVM community, as well as general statistical consulting. The goals of the SCC are to promote scientific collaboration between disciplines, enhance the quality of research at UVM, and improve the education of UVM students. The clinic is supported by UVM Libraries and the Statistics Program.

Located on the first floor of Bailey-Howe Library in room 115, these services are provided by Alan Howard (M.S. Biostatistics, 1980), who has been assisting users of statistical software at UVM since 1986.

Services Provided by the SCC

We are available for discussion at all stages of research, including:

  • Power and sample-size calculations
  • Sample selection
  • Data management (formatting, coding, screening)
  • Experimental design
  • Survey design
  • Creating graphs and tables
  • Choice of statistical tests
  • Interpretation and reporting of results
  • Estimation or prediction
  • Model selection

Currently Supported Statistical Software

(in order of decreasing expertise)

  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • JMP
  • Minitab
  • STATA

See a list and description of UVM's Site Licensed Statistical Software

Supported Operating Systems

  Linux Windows OS X
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Note: Since campus-wide licenses exist for SPSS, GraphPad Prism, and JMP, these programs can be downloaded from UVM's software archive. For the others listed above, please contact Alan Howard to inquire about their availability.

Director

Alan Howard is the director of the SCC. Alan has an M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Vermont (1980) and has worked for UVM as an IT Specialist since 1986. Before coming to UVM, he worked as a Statistician for Ayerst Laboratories, Inc., in Rouses Point, New York.

Contact Information

Location:  115 Bailey-Howe Library
Hours:  9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Phone:  656-2009
Email: Alan.Howard@uvm.edu

Appointments are encouraged and can be made after you complete the online "Request for Assistance Form".

Licensing Information

SAS licensing info Updates to the SAS System license codes. You must have a UVM NetID and password to access this area.

SPSS licensing info How to obtain annual license/authorization codes for SPSS.

Site Licensed Statistical Software Information on the statistical software that is site-licensed by UVM, including system requirements and recommendations, and how to obtain this software for your system.