Research Services in CIRT

Our staff is available to consult with faculty on the creation of instruments for data collection, online survey tools, data management, analysis, and research publication, and can help you connect with other faculty experts on campus. We also have a variety of software packages available to assist in your analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Please visit the Showcase to learn more about the types of projects we work on.

Research Services
Slaveholding map from

Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War,Aaron Sheehan-Dean

Statistical Software Packages @ UNF

This page provides an overview of software packages available to faculty.

Statistical Software Tutorials
  • SPSS Online Training Workshop

    From Central Michigan University, this website offers video clips and sample data sets.

  • UCLA SPSS Portal 

    The UCLA ATS Statistical Consulting Group's Bookmarks provide a variety of resources about statistics and various statistical packages.

  • MAXqda Web Tutorials These tutoirals are provided by MAXqda and available for all levels, from beginner to advanced users. 

  • NVivo TutorialsThese tutorials are provided by QSR International and available for all levels, from novice to those with previous experience.

Sources for Statistical Data
  • Data.gov
    The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. 
  • Fedstats: "One Stop Shopping for Federal Statistics"
    This is a great site for instructors and students alike who need statistics and data.
  • Florida Education Statistics
    CensusScope, a product of the Social Science Data Analysis Network provides educational attainment statistics for Floridians here. Other state statistics are available as well.
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) DataICPSR offers more than 500,000 digital files containing social science research data. Disciplines represented include political science, sociology, demography, economics, history, gerontology, criminal justice, public health, foreign policy, terrorism, health and medical care, early education, education, racial and ethnic minorities, psychology, law, substance abuse and mental health, and more.
  • Medline Plus Health Statistics
    A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
  • National Geologic Database
    Your Geoscience resource for maps and related data about: geology, hazards, earth resources, geophysics, geochemistry, geochronology, paleontology, and marine geology.
  • NCCP Child Care & Early Eduication Research Connections
    Research Connections offers both research data suitable for further analysis and statistical results generated from public sources
  • US Census Bureau Data Access Tools
    The US Census Bureau site offers a variety of ways to search for data as well as summary and trend reports, and terrific maps, news, and more.
  • World Bank's Data CatalogThe World Bank's data web page contains easy-to-access economic, political and social data for over 200 countries as well as global maps.