New to data analysis? Some articles that may help:
Seven ways humanists are using computers to understand text An introduction to text analysis.
What is GIS? An introduction to Geographic Information Systems. Also helpful, What is the Difference Between GIS and Geospatial?
The following are software tools supported by the LITS Research and Instructional Support team.
SPSS (installed on all public campus computers) The SPSS Statistics Essentials Training video tutorial on Lynda.com offers a good introduction to using this software. See this page for information on using the MHC subscription to Lynda.com.
These tools are not officially supported by LITS, but you are welcome to try at your own risk.