Click on the tutorial title to open a PDF document. For a video tutorial click on the video icon. Tutorials are listed in order of website section, from left to right of the top banner (e.g. Data Archive, International, US Congregational Membership, etc.)

In the first tutorial overviewing the ARDA's Data Archive, users will learn how to find specific datasets of interest.

In the second tutorial overviewing the ARDA's Data Archive, users will learn how to navigate the dataset's summary page, codebook, search feature, download page, and custom table feature for cross-tabulations of survey items.

In the third tutorial overviewing the ARDA's Data Archive, users will learn how to: locate survey items; analyze those items; and store them using the question bank feature.

This tutorial is an overview of the ARDA's International section. Users will learn how to: get a national or regional profile; find summary statistics on religious adherence/freedom/tolerance in a nation; view a national constitution; compare nations and regions; and map international data.

This tutorial is an overview of the ARDA's U.S. Congregational Membership section. It teaches users how to: create a congregational membership report (county-, Metro-, state-, or national-level), generate a membership map (state- or national-level), and use interactive GIS maps.

This tutorial is an overview of the ARDA's Religious Groups section. Users will learn how to: get a religious group/denominational profile; view the state-by-state distribution of American religious groups; view membership trends; compare members of different groups; and explore religion family trees.

This tutorial is an overview of the ARDA's QuickStats section, where users can easily browse dozens of topics covered by major national surveys on individual and congregational characteristics.

This tutorial is an overview of the ARDA's Interactive Historical Timelines. It helps users: navigate the timeline homepage; open an interactive timeline; change the display options; search and read interactive timeline entries; and browse timeline webpages.

This guide is an overview of the ARDA's Community Profile Builder, which helps users examine the demographic, religious and cultural contours of one's local community online.




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