Research Data Services

Research Data Services (RDS) offers statistical software support, research database support, and one-on-one consultation and assistance with research methods and analysis. RDS also manages access to Qualtrics.

RDS provides support for various data collection methods and software packages including:

  • Assistance with selection and implementation of primary and secondary data collection methods
  • Assistance with submission of survey instruments to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for approval
  • Assistance with access to public domain and site licensed research databases
  • Assistance with data management and preparation of data for analysis
  • Consultation and recommendations for selecting statistical methods to meet project objectives
  • Recommendations for selection of software to meet reporting objectives
  • Support for statistical software packages including AMOS, JMP, Mathematica, SAS System, SPSS, SigmaPlot, Stata and SYSTAT

Qualtrics Request Requirements and Resources

Before requesting a Qualtrics account, RDS requires that surveys for human subject research projects must be approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB).  After receiving IRB an approval or exemption, a Qualtrics Request can be made. Learn more on the Humans as Subjects in Research page. 

The University of Arkansas is a member of the ICPSR. This provide all faculty, staff and students access to the ICPSR data resources.