Social Science Data Service
The Social Science Data Service (SSDS) provides quantitative computing, consulting and data services for the Division of Social Sciences. A shared service center, the SSDS provides cost effective specialized resources in support of quantitative social scientists.
The SSDS provides consulting services on a range of software used in social science research and data sources of interest to social scentists. Staff can assist with questions regarding the use of SSDS computers, as well as statistical and data-related programming. In addition, the staff is knowledgeable about social science data sources. The SSDS conducts training workshops on data management and statistical computing.
The SSDS’s research computing services
consist of UNIX systems and a small PC lab.
SPSS LicenseThe Social Science Data Service coordinates licensing for the SPSS statistical software line for the UC Davis campus for the Windows and Macintosh operating systems.
The SSDS data collection supports quantitative social science research in the UC Davis campus. The collection is primarily electronic but includes some print holdings.
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