University of Nebraska Medical Center

Statistical Package for the Social Sciences

Learning Resources

Below are materials designed to acquaint students, faculty, and graduate assistants with data entry, management, and analysis using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences. The Tutorial document with the accompanying data files contains step-by-step instructions for carrying out a number of common data management tasks including opening and viewing, recoding, and transforming data, merging files and running some basic descriptive and statistical analyses.


Beginning SPSS Tutorial

SPSS Tutorial

Tutorial Document

Tutorial to Add Cases

Tutorial to Add Vars

Excel Guide for SPSS

Instructional Videos

Introduction Video

Codebook and Data Entry Practice

General Guidelines for Creating a Codebook

Sample Data

Short Survey on Fatigue and Sleep Problems