§ FedStats (information on 70 sources of government data)
§ GSS Data
§ Stata is a very useful statistical package. Their home page has a lot of useful information on statistics.
§ AMOS is a nice SEM program, except that it does not handle binary and ordinal indictors.
§ Limdep is the most powerful program for limited dependent variables. It has a nice, new Windows front end.
§ Mplus is a very powerful SEM program from Muthén & Muthén.
§ Gauss is a wonderful matrix language; too bad that it has a horrible Windows interface.
§ Links to software, lists, and other statistical resources -- maintained by Stata Corporation.
§ Statalist is a great list with lots of useful information on Stata and statistical practice. Stata Corporation monitor the list closely and provides great advice. There are two archives for the Statalist: Harvard and FindMail.
§ Adobe Acrobat Reader is free and allows you to view, navigate, and print PDF files across all major computing platforms.
§ Endnote manages your references.
§ FinePrint prints two pages or four pages of output on a single page using any Windows compatible printer.
§ Filesync makes it easy to synchronize the files from two disk. Makes backing up your work much easier.
§ IrfranView is a freeware file viewer; includes screen capture and format conversion.
§ DBMSCopy makes it easy to convert data sets among dozens of different file formats.
§ Paint Shop Pro is a good shareware program for graphics.
§ ThumbsPlus is a shareware data base for graphics files, whether statistical graphs or scanned photos.
§ Scientific Word is a text editor for mathematics that creates LaTeX files.
§ TextPad is a first rate, $27 text editor.
§ Windows Commander is a great shareware file manager for doing data analysis. Includes a nice ftp client.
§ PC Connection is a very reliable source for mail ordering computing software and hardware.
Other Useful Links
§ CNN News
Last modified on April 18, 2006