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CRJS 3823: Introduction to Research Methods: PVAMU: SPSS

CRJS 3823: Introduction to Research Methods



Statistical Package for the Social Sciences

SPSS stands for Statistical Package for the Social Sciences and is a software package used to manage and analyse quantitative data which has been popular at the University for more than thirty years.  SPSS to analyze survey data and mine text data so that they can get the most out of their research projects


How do we access SPSS remotely?

We have a campus-wide license for SPSS and it’s included in our Virtual Desktop Infrastructure(VDI) offering. Anyone can access it at

Does this allow downloading to personal computers?

No, the license is for university-owned devices. You can VDI from your personal computers, and save your work on USB or Home drive.

Attend the Essential Tools for Working Remotely Training for further assistance with this matter.

YouTube: Learn SPSS in 15 minutes

YouTube: How to Use SPSS - An Introduction to SPSS for Beginners

YouTube: An Introduction to the SPSS Workspace – SPSS for Beginners (2-4)

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