Data Analysis, Processing, and Visualization Tools
What's Available at the NIH Library
Please note: Reservations are required.
|Anaconda and Python|
Provides basic tools to analyze your data and author geographic knowledge to examine relationships, test predictions, and ultimately make better decisions.
Supports data visualization, advanced analysis and authoritative data maintenance in both 2D and 3D. ArcGIS Pro supports data sharing across ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise through Web GIS.
|ArcGIS Spatial Analysis||
Provides advanced spatial modeling and analysis tools. It helps with modeling terrains, finding suitable locations and routes, discovering spatial patterns, and performing hydrologic and statistical analysis.
Cytoscape is a free, open source visualization tool for modeling complex networks and integrating network points with attribute data. Cytoscape can create visualizations of a variety of different types of networks, including molecular and genetic, social networks, and semantic Web. Adding free plugins to Cytoscape also provides functionality including literature mining, network inference, topological clustering, and network comparison.
|Data Visualization Touchscreen||
65" interactive digital display used to visualize and demonstration data.
GeoDa is a user-friendly software program that has been developed to support the free and open-source spatial analysis research infrastructure.
Gephi is a free, open-source network exploration, analysis, and visualization tool. It can be used with a variety of different types of networks and complex systems, as well as to create dynamic and hierarchical graphs.
Inkscape is a free, open-source graphics program for creating and editing images in a variety of formats suitable for print and web use. Inkscape's features make it similar to Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and CorelDRAW.
|JMP (Statistics software)||
JMP is the data analysis tool of choice for hundreds of thousands of scientists, engineers and other data explorers worldwide. Users leverage powerful statistical and analytic capabilities in JMP to discover the unexpected. With JMP you can perform data analysis, data acquisition and cleanup, data visualization, reliability analysis, text exploration, statistical modeling, and it integrates with SAS, MATLAB, and R.
MATLAB (matrix laboratory) is a multi-paradigm numerical computing environment. MATLAB allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other languages, including C, C++, C#, Java, Fortran and Python.
OpenRefine (formerly known as Google Refine) is a free, open source tool for working with messy data. With OpenRefine, users can process and clean their data, save to different formats, and upload to participating databases. To learn more, visit the OpenRefine homepage.
|R and RStudio||
R and R Studio are useful for a wide variety of data manipulation, analysis, and visualization tasks.
Base SAS includes a programming language that manages your data, includes procedures for data analysis, reporting, and managing SAS files, and a windowing environment for text editing and file management.
SCaVis (Scientific Computation and Visualization Environment) is a free, Java-based environment for scientific computation, data analysis and data visualization.
|Science of Science (Sci2) Tool||
Sci2 is a free, modular toolset designed by researchers at Indiana University for the study of science. It can be used for temporal, geospatial, topical, and network analysis, and visualizations of scholarly datasets.
IBM SPSS Statistics enables you to quickly dig deeper into your data, making it a much more effective tool than spreadsheets, databases or standard multi-dimensional tools for analysts. SPSS Statistics includes a variety of functionalities such as descriptive statistics, data preparation, graphing, bivariate statistics procedures, factor and cluster analysis and linear and ordinal regression.
Stata is an integrated statistical software package for data management, analysis, and visualization.
Tableau is a business analytics tool for creating a wide variety of interactive data visualizations.
|Workspace / Room Only||
Reserve the workspace without equipment or software.