The Calder Library will host a special seminar on the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) on Friday, February 28th, 2014, from 1:00-3:30 p.m., in the third floor electronic classroom. Guest Lecturer will be Dr. Ira Sheskin, Professor and Chair, Department of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables Campus.

The IBM Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), v.22, is a package of statistical tools for Windows. The major thrust of this course is to teach participants how to use SPSS. The class will familiarize participants with the program and what it is capable of doing. Participants will be able to: (1) review the SPSS Windows (Data, Syntax, Output, and Help); (2) Enter data into the program; (3) Navigate and edit a spreadsheet; (4) Explore the Menu Structure; (5) Run statistical programs; (6) Create graphs; and more. Hands-on exercises will familiarize participants with the program. The University of Miami has a site license for the program and it is available for download by authorized users.

This class will be co-hosted by UMIT Training Services (
This class is limited to 20 participants, so register early! Online registration is at:

For additional information, please contact Carmen Bou-Crick at 305-243-6648 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..