Introduction to SPSS

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SPSS logoWhat is SPSS?

According to their site "SPSS Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of predictive analytics software and solutions. Founded in 1968, today SPSS has more than 250,000 customers worldwide, served by more than 1,200 employees in 60 countries."  More recently, IBM acquired SPSS and continues to support this application.

Obtaining a copy of the SPSS applications

See the Statistical Software page for information regarding obtaining a copy of SPSS.  Please note that the SPSS Student License and Media expires annually in August.

How Do You Use SPSS ?

Below are a few viewlets (video/audio file) that will demonstrate how to use SPSS. Click on the links below to open the video window. Then, click the black onscreen arrow to watch the video. (NOTE: each video runs just under 5 minutes.)

Data Entry

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Introducing data file entry in SPSS

Creating Graphs and Charts

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How to create graphs and charts in SPSS