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Data and Statistical Analysis Software

If you ‚Äčare conducting a longer piece of research you may have data or statistics to analyse and therefore use data or statistical analysis packages to assist with this.

The University provides a number of software packages for data and statistical analysis:

Instructions on how to install SPSS, Matlab, NVivo, OxMetrics, Minitab can be found at: Software available for home-use by City students.

For further information, please contact IT Services.

Matlab

Matlab is the high-level language and interactive environment used by millions of engineers and scientists worldwide. It lets you explore and visualize ideas and collaborate across disciplines including signal and image processing, communications, control systems, and computational finance. Matlab can be installed on personal laptops and desktops, even if they are located off site. Members of staff that wish to use Matlab at home are able to do so under an agreement between Mathworks and City, University of London.

Nvivo

Nvivo is a qualitative data analysis package for use by qualitative researchers working with text-based and/or multi-media information. It supports a range of data formats including audio files, videos, digital photos, Word, PDF, spreadsheets, rich text, plain text and web and social media data. Information can be interchanged with other applications. City, University of London now provides site licenses for both Windows and Mac operating systems(OS). It can be installed on personal laptops and desktops, even if they are located off site. Members of staff that wish to use NVivo 10 at home are able to do so under an agreement between QSR International and City, University of London.

Oxmetrics

Oxmetrics is a family of software packages for the econometric and financial analysis of time series, forecasting, econometric model selection and for the statistical analysis of cross-sectional data and panel data. It can be installed on personal laptops and desktops, even if they are located off site. Members of staff that wish to use OxMetrics 7 at home are able to do so under an agreement between Timberlake and City, University of London.

SPSS Statistics and AMOS

SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) is one of the most popular statistical packages which can perform highly complex data manipulation and analysis. Members of staff can use SPSS at home and it is available for installation on personal laptops and desktops.

Books

The Library has a number of books covering these applications, both electronic and print versions.

Shelfmarks for print books and links to lists of available books.

Software name

Shelfmark

MATLAB 

150.28553    (Psychology)                                     

510.285536

518.0285

610.284       (Life Science& Engineering)

612.80285    (Neuroscience)

620.00285536    (Engineering)

Minitab

519.502854

Nvivo

001.420285

300.72     (Social Science)

OxMetrics

005.36

SPSS

005.55

300.285555

519.50285555