UC Berkeley Library

Data Lab

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Summer hours

For June, July and August access to the Data Lab is by appointment. Email Harrison Dekker for an appointment.


The Data Lab offers consultations on research involving numeric data, including finding and recommending data sources and advising on technical data issues such as file format conversion, web scraping, and basic statistical software use. The Lab also provides workstations with analytical software such as ArcGIS, Stata, SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, and Python.

Access Policy

  • Access is restricted to current UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty.
  • Data Lab computers are intended for retrieving, downloading, and manipulating datasets.
  • For other types of computing needs, please use one of the many microcomputing facilities on campus.

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