Loyola University Chicago

Information Technology Services

Research Technologies

Research Technologies supports statistical, QDA, and online survey applications that are available to Loyola students, faculty, and staff on open-access computing lab and office desktops via the following services:

  • assistance with using supported statistical applications for students
  • limited consulting for research design for graduate students (requires approval from chair)
  • consulting with faculty, students, or staff on survey design
  • in-class (online) demonstrations (by request only) for SPSS Statistics and NVivo
  • online demonstrations for Qualtrics (introductory "Getting Started" sessions) via ITRS Live Training Sessions
  • managing the licensing of all supported research-related software
  • arranging for home use of specific applications for faculty and students
  • assistance with the creation of, and administration of, elections to faculty and staff organizations/councils

Our staff consists of one full-time staff member and one statistical adviser/research assistant. The bulk of the advising and consulting work with undergraduate and graduate students is handled by the statistical adviser. The statistical adviser is a graduate students engaged in course work and research that focuses on quantitative and qualitative research methods.