Wayne State University

Support services

Contact Caitlin Brown, the Manager of Research Support, for assistance with tasks that are the responsibility of the Center, unless another contact is listed. For other tasks please contact your individual secretary.

  • Center

    Literature Searches and Retrieval (Fill out request form.)

    Endnote -- Entering literature, creating Endnote libraries from PDF files (abstracts, references, attaching documents)

    Literature Updates for Manuscripts -- Look for author updates and keyword search

    Coding- Qualitative and Quantitative -- from paper surveys, Excel files, SPSS, transcripts. (Please note: data entry projects with code-books are preferred.) -- (Priority is for funded projects; determination made on a case by case basis by Center.)

    Transcribing -- Audio interviews into electronic Word documents (Fill out request form.) -- (Priority is for funded projects; determination made on a case by case basis by Center.)

    Quantitative Data -- Entry, coding and some descriptive analysis (SPSS) -- (Priority is for funded projects; determination made on a case by case basis by Center.)

    Manuscript Editing for Social Work Related Content -- Not APA: please inform your Research Center Facilitator

    Internal SSW Assessment using Remark & Qualtrics -- Creating documents, scanning, verifying, cleaning SPSS, frequencies, some reporting

    Data Retrieval from the Web -- Census data, secondary data into SPSS files

    Survey Creation and Data Analysis from Qualtrics- Online surveys

    Survey Creation Assistance

    Interviewing- For research purposes

    Subject Recruitment- Calls, mailings, interviews

    Research Design Consultation and Technical Assistance

    Pre-Post Award Assistance -- (Contact Neva Nahan)

    Budget Development Assistance -- (Contact Neva Nahan)

    Assist with Evaluation of Continuing Education Workshops- Survey design, analysis and reporting

    IRB Applications -- (Contact Neva Nahan)

  • Secretary

    Filing, Labeling and Printing Articles and Putting Them in Binders -- Literature and projects

    APA formatting- Headings, references, reference list creation, cross check paper with reference list

    Formatting for Presentations -- Word, Excel, PowerPoint

    Scanning (PDF) Documents

  • Other

    Course & Online Course Assistance -- (Faculty responsible for seeking training and managing course(s) - see Dr. Keys and OTL for assistance.)

    Blackboard Surveys and Posting Assignments -- (Faculty responsible for seeking training and managing course(s) - see Dr. Keys and OTL for assistance.)