Video Tutorials

1 - Introduction to the NLS Investigator

An introduction to accessing NLS data, the Investigator data extraction tool, and a brief description of the NLS cohorts available to researchers.

Introduction to Investigator

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2 - Getting Started: Investigator Interface

This video will show how to setup an Investigator account or use as a guest, and provides an overview of the investigator interface.

Getting Started: Investigator Interface

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3 - Variable Search

This video demonstrates how to use the basic functions of the variable search to locate, tag, and download data points for research purposes.

Variable Search

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4 - How to Import NLS Data into Statistical Software

This video demonstrates how to import data downloaded from the NLS Investigator into STATA, SPSS, R, and SAS. This is demonstrated on Windows. Step by step instructions can be found on the Importing Data Using Stata, SPSS, R, and SAS page of the Investigator User Guide.

How to Import NLS Data into Statistical Programs

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