The MacOdrum Library provides a statistical consulting service to help students (undergraduate and graduate), faculty and other researchers in the Carleton University community with their questions regarding quantitative data. This includes questions about various statistical analysis procedures, as well as helping people decide the best means to complete their own projects or research. Our consultants are skilled in Stata and SPSS, Qualtrics and also have some knowledge of Excel. We are here to help you with your stats questions, but NOT to do your assignments!

Note: If you are associated with the Department of Psychology, there is also a stats consulting service available for you (sorry, not for undergrads). Go here for more information.


To book a 1-hour appointment with our consultants, we require the following information:

  • Name
  • What statistical program you are using (SPSS, STATA, Excel)
  • Course name/number (if applicable)
  • Program of study/Faculty
  • Your question (as detailed as possible)

Send an email to with the answers to the above questions.

Workshops being offered over the fall term:

  • Stata: An Introduction
    • Tuesday October 11, 2021; 10.00am-11.00am
  • SPSS: An Introduction
    • Wednesday, October 12, 2022; 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Introduction to Quantitative Research
    • Wednesday, October 19, 2022; 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Introduction to Qualtrics
    • Wednesday, November 9, 2022; 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Introduction to Data Cleaning and Restructuring using SPSS
    • Wednesday, November 16, 2022; 10:30am – 12:00pm
  • Introduction to Research Data Management (RDM)
    • Wednesday November 30, 2022: 10.30am – 12.00pm

To register for these, please visit the Graduate Professional Development Event Page

Additional Resources:

If you need help right away or additional resources, check out our recent workshop presentations, consult the various help guides on the right-hand of side the page or explore some courses available to you through Carleton's partnership with LinkedIn Learning.

Access to Statistical Analysis Programs:

As a member of the Carleton community, you have access to some statistical analysis programs to install on your computer. Visit the Information Technology Services webpage to find out more about Software for Students and Software for Staff.

Check out the latest updates to SPSS Version 28 here!

Note: if you are having technical issues, please contact ITS. They have a JIRA Service Desk Customer Portal that allows you to chat in real time and/or submit a request. Our Stats Consultants do NOT help with technical issues.

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