The Odum Institute for Research in Social Science was founded by Howard W. Odum in 1924. It is the oldest research and service facility of its kind. The Odum Institute has a broad mandate, but a common theme of our work is to provide services to social scientists that they cannot easily obtain from their home departments. Examples of our services include: maintenance of the world's third largest social science data archive, training in software to analyze quantitative and qualitative data, seminars in a variety of social science topics, support in proposal development and grant administration, organization of faculty-student interdisciplinary working groups, research design and analysis consulting, and help with social surveys. The brief tour will cover the Odum Institute's space that includes all of the lower level and part of the main level of Manning Hall. (Ken Bollen)
Informal discussion of a variety of methods for (1) conducting research using the internet as a research platform, e.g., internet-based surveys, and (2) conducting research on internet-based behaviors, e.g., observation of newsgroup behaviors. Discussion leaders include:
An overview of some of the internet-based research being conducted at the School for Information and Library Science:
An overview of some of the internet-based research being conducted at the School of Public Health, hosted by Kurt Ribisl.
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