Australian Bureau of Statistics

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is Australia's national statistical agency providing trusted official statistics on a wide range of economic, social, population and environmental matters.

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Census data (Australian Bureau of Statistics)

Every five years, the ABS counts every person and household in Australia. The Census is the most comprehensive snapshot of the country and tells the story of how we are changing. Census data tells us about the economic, social and cultural make-up of the country.

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Data Management Toolkit

The Data Management Toolkit has been developed to complement the ACU Research Data Management Policy, providing guidance for ACU researchers on the management of research data and the development of research data management plans.

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EndNote is software designed to help store and organise bibliographic references in "libraries" (collections) on the user's own computer equipment. Researchers, scholars, writers, students and librarians use EndNote® to search online bibliographic databases, organise their references, images, and PDFs, in any language, and create bibliographies and figure lists quickly.

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Impact Toolkit

The Research Impact Toolkit provides resources and information to support you in growing the contribution that your research makes to society beyond academia.

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InCites is a citation analysis tool provided by Clarivate Analytics (part of Thomson Reuters). Drawing on data from the Web of Science databases, inCites supports analysis and reporting on research performance.

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Microdata (Australian Bureau of Statistics)

Microdata is data in a unit record file that provides detailed information about people, households, businesses or other types of records. The ABS provides access to microdata collected through ABS surveys, censuses, administrative data and integrated data from a range of sources.

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NVivo is the premier software for qualitative data analysis. Qualitative researchers describe, evaluate and interpret social phenomena. They analyse data from interviews, surveys, field notes, web pages and journal articles and work in sectors from social science and education to healthcare and business. NVivo allows them to organise, analyse and visualise their data, finding the patterns it contains.

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Office 365

Office 365 is a suite of online and offline tools. This includes the desktop version of the latest Office applications, which users can install across multiple computers and devices.

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Orion is ACU's corporate research management system used for tracking, processing, and administering research activity. Orion has replaced ResearchMaster.

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Qualtrics is a simple to use web-based survey tool to conduct survey research, evaluations and other data collection activities. Anyone (with no experience) can use this research suite to build surveys, send surveys and analyse responses - all from any online location, any time you need.

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REDCap is a secure web platform for building and managing online databases and surveys. REDCap's streamlined process for rapidly creating and designing projects offers a vast array of tools that can be tailored to virtually any data collection strategy.

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Research Bank

Research Bank is the Australian Catholic University's institutional research repository. It serves to collect, preserve, and showcase the research publications and outputs of ACU staff and higher degree students. Where possible and permissible, a full-text version of a research output is available as open access.

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SciVal offers quick, easy access to the research performance of 6,000 research institutions and 220 nations worldwide. A ready-to-use solution with unparalleled power and flexibility, SciVal enables you to visualise research performance, benchmark relative to peers, develop collaborative partnerships and analyse research trends.

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IBM® SPSS® Statistics is a powerful statistical software platform. It offers a user-friendly interface and a robust set of features that lets you quickly extract actionable insights from your data. Advanced statistical procedures help ensure high accuracy and quality decision making. All facets of the analytics lifecycle are included, from data preparation and management to analysis and reporting.

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TableBuilder (Australian Bureau of Statistics)

TableBuilder is a flexible way to access detailed data where you can build your own tables based on underlying microdata, select the data items of your choice for cross-tabulation, display counts, percentages and relative standard errors in your table, and calculate means and medians for continuous variables such as income.

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