Stata is an integrated statistical software package that provides options for data analysis, data management, and graphics. The system includes both a point-and-click interface and a powerful command line option. Mississippi State University does not have a site license for this software and it is not currently available in the library. Users may be able to access the software in their academic department. For additional information concerning access to Stata, contact Information Technology Services.
Alan C. Acock's A Gentle Introduction to Stata, Fifth Edition, is aimed at new Stata users who want to become proficient in Stata. After reading this introductory text, new users will be able not only to use Stata well but also to learn new aspects of Stata.
From time to time, we'll highlight a new resource on Stata---a book, online guide, or tutorial. Check back often to see the lastest addition!