Data Lab

Data Services

data.library [at] mcgill.ca (Email us)

Contact

data.library [at] mcgill.ca (Data Services)
2nd floor, Humanities and Social Sciences Library (McLennan building, Room M2-37A)
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9

The Data Lab is located on the second floor of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (McLennan building, Room M2-37A). The Lab is open and available to users working with data who require the use of specialized data software. There are fourteen workstations available. A list of the various software programs installed on the workstations is posted below.

 

Hours

The Data Lab is open the same hours as the Humanities and Social Sciences Library

The Data Lab is also staffed during these times for Fall 2017.

Walk-in Consultation Service : October 2 - December 21, 2017

Tuesday 10 AM - 2 PM
Wednesday 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 2 PM
Friday 10 AM - 2 PM

Data librarians are also available during by appointment to assist researchers discover, access and use numeric, spatial, text and other data formats. To schedule a consultation, please use the following address: data.library [at] mcgill.ca.

 

Equipment and software

The following specialized software programs are available (14 workstations):

  • ArcGIS
  • Beyond 2020
  • Google Earth
  • MATLAB
  • NVivo (licensed on EDRS010, EDRS011, EDRS012 stations only)
  • QGIS
  • R
  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • Stat/Transfer
  • STATA MP (supports multi-core processing and up to 120,000 variables)
  • WSftp

 

Statistical support and analysis services

For assistance choosing statistical techniques and performing statistical analyses, please contact one of the following campus service points:

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