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NSOP with Barnard Library & Academic Information Services (BLAIS)

Welcome, new students! This is a guide to activities and readings to introduce you to BLAIS.

Map your future with the ERC

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About the Empirical Reasoning Center (ERC) at the Milstein Center

The Empirical Reasoning Center (ERC) is the place to go for all your data analysis help throughout your time at Barnard! The Empirical Reasoning Center (ERC) helps students, faculty, and college affiliates engage critically with quantitative, qualitative and spatial data. Through collaborations with courses, workshops, and a drop-in help desk, the ERC provides the Barnard community with empirical research support—from survey methodology to data visualization to technical training in programs such as Excel, R, and ArcGIS. Located in the Milstein Center but working remotely for now, our staff are dedicated to diffusing empirical reasoning across the curriculum and campus. Information on dropping into our virtual walk-in desk can be found here: