The DataLab is located on the 5th floor of Thomas Cooper Library near the front staircase and is available any time Thomas Cooper Library is open. This space and technology supports data visualization and analysis activities related to University research projects. Services and resources are provided by the Digital Research Services (DRS) unit of the University Libraries.
The University Libraries is pleased to offer support for exploratory data analysis and statistics. Graduate student employees with expertise in statistical and data analysis are available to provide In-person assistance. Appointment times are currently available and can be reserved using an online reservation form. Walk-ins to the University Libraries DataLab are welcome but we strongly encourage scheduled appointments to assure the best service. For more information about the data analysis and statistics services offered as well as a link to the reservation form, use the link below:
The following technology hardware is available for use in the DataLab:
A variety of software related to data/spatial analysis and data/spatial visualization is installed on the computers in the DataLab. Instructional information about these software applications is available below.
Additional computers (not provided by the University Libraries) with ArcGIS, Nvivo, R, SAS, and SPSS software are available at the Gambrell Computing Center located at 817 Henderson Street, Columbia, SC 29208.