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SAS® OnDemand for Academics

Selecting Data from SAS® OnDemand for Academics: Enterprise MinerTM

SAS® OnDemand for Academics: Enterprise MinerTM can use the following types of data:

Accessing Sample Data provided by SAS

SAS provides a set of sample data for use by anyone. To access this default sample data, perform the following steps.

  1. Start SAS® OnDemand for Academics: Enterprise MinerTM.
  2. Select File --> New --> Data Source.
  3. Select SAS Table from the Source drop down list and then click Next.

    SAS Table Selection window

  4. Click Browse to open the Select a SAS Table window.

    Select a Registered Table window

  5. Select the SAS Library and SAS data set that you want to use.

    SAS Library and Data Set window

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Accessing SAS Course Material Data or Instructor Data

SAS provides course materials that some instructors choose to use. The data associated with these course materials is available from the SAS Servers by default. Additionally, some instructors choose to upload their own data. Uploaded data can be assigned through a LIBNAME statement (instructors must provide the LIBNAME statement to students). Once assigned, instructors and students can access and use this data.

In order to access the types of data described above, perform the following steps.

  1. Start SAS® OnDemand for Academics: Enterprise MinerTM.
  2. If you are trying to access data uploaded by an instructor, assign the appropriate course LIBNAME statement using the Program Editor or Project Start Code. Contact the course instructor if you are unsure of the LIBNAME statement to use.
  3. Select File --> New --> Data Source.
  4. Select Metadata Repository from the Source drop down list and then click Next.

    SAS Table Selection window

  5. Click Browse to open the Select a SAS Table window.

    Select a Registered Table window

  6. Double click the Shared Data folder.

    Folders window

  7. Double click the Libraries folder.

    Folders window

  8. Double click the appropriate SAS Library.

    SAS Libraries window

  9. Select the appropriate SAS data set.

    SAS Data Sets window

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