Documentation and Tutorials for Statistical Software


Stata

  • Documentation
    • Print Manuals
      Release 10, published in 2007, was the last set of printed manuals Stata manuals.  A copy is available in the Data service within the DSSC.
       
      Lehman Reserves has additional copies of release 10 and/or release 9 (loan period is 2 hours). 
       
      Manuals for older releases are in Lehman stacks (loan period is your normal one).
      To find copies in CLIO; do an Advanced Search; look for "Stata" in title and "Stata" in author.
       
    • Help Menu
      On CUIT workstations the most recent manuals can be accessed via the Stata Help Menu's search feature. To check the syntax of a command, do a "Command" search.
       
  • Tutorials
    There are no built-in tutorials with Stata.  Refer to Princeton's Online Stata Training.

 

SPSS

  • Documentation
    SPSS Inc. no longer publishes print documentation.
    The last issue was released in 1999 and is available in Data service within the DSSC.
  • Tutorials
    Use the Help Menu within SPSS on any CUIT/DSSC workstation.
    Select either Tutorial or Statistics Coach.
  • Online tutorials from Lynda.com

 

SAS

  • Documentation
    SAS Inc. does not publish print documentation.
    Use the Help Menu within SAS on any CUIT/DSSC workstation.
  • Tutorials
    Use the Help Menu within the SAS on any CUIT/DSSC workstation.
    Select Getting Started with SAS Software.