Data Capture & Management Tools
Qualtrics from SHSU
Qualtrics is a powerful web-based tool for creating surveys and reviewing results.
"DataLad is a free and open source distributed data management system that keeps track of your data, creates structure, ensures reproducibility, supports collaboration, and integrates with widely used data infrastructure."
GitHub supports collaboration and version control that will improve your data management compared to simple spreadsheets.
Data wrangling is the process that transforms raw data into usable data -- cleaning, merging, adapting, and otherwise preparing for analysis!
Some Data Wrangling Tools
Tabula allows you to extract data tables from PDF files into a CSV or Microsoft Excel spreadsheet using a simple, easy-to-use interface. Tabula works on Mac, Windows and Linux.
Mr. Data Converter
This tool will convert Excel data into web-friendly formats, such as HTML, JSON and XML.
R (statistical computing environment)
R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS. R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, …) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible.
(Choose the open source license for a free download.) Bundle of RStudio’s popular professional software to help you be more productive with R and Python for cleaning, transforming, and analyzing data.
Posit Cloud (formerly RStudio Cloud) lets you access Posit’s powerful set of data science tools right in your browser – no installation or complex configuration required.