SAS Reference Materials
A series of short tutorials with examples, covering a range of SAS procedures, by the Institute for Digital Research and Education at UCLA
University of Texas - SAS: Getting Started (PDF)
A gentle but detailed tutorial that touches on basic SAS programming steps and many commonly used procedures and commands used to import data.
Introductory SAS lecture (MP4)
This is a 50 minute lecture by Dr. Chris Williams, from a University of Idaho Engineering Outreach Sample Survey course.
This module published by Boston University’s School of Public Health will introduce some fundamental commands and operations in SAS.
Using Data from External Files (Excel, Txt, Etc.) in SAS
Reading Delimited (.csv, .txt) files into SAS using PROC IMPORT
Reading .xls files into SAS using PROC IMPORT
Reading Delimited Data with Missing Observations into SAS using PROC IMPORT
Reading files into SAS using INFILE statement in a DATA step
Practical walkthroughs on importing various data types with short examples, by the Institute for Digital Research and Education at UCLA.
Getting Data into SAS: INFILE and INPUT
Gives more detailed information on SAS programs used to import data, but few examples. Written by Andrew T. Kuligowski, Nielsen Media Research.
SAS Tutorial | How to import CSV files into SAS (YouTube Link)
SAS Tutorial | How to export SAS data to Excel (YouTube Link)
These short videos from SAS step through how to import csv and excel files.
SAS Libraries - Kent State University
A great introductory tutorial on how to create and use SAS libraries.
Manipulating and Modifying Data in SAS
This detailed resource, published by the SAS Institute, describes how to combine, merge and append SAS data sets.
Computing New Variables - Kent State University
This SAS software tutorial demonstrates how to use functions to compute new variables for a data set.
A quick go to reference created by Boston University’s School of Public Health on how to sort data sets in SAS.
SAS Tutorial | SAS Date Functions FAQs (YouTube Link)
In this SAS How To Tutorial, Davetta Dunlap explores commonly asked questions around SAS date functions.
SAS Tutorial | Merging Data Sets in SAS using SQL (YouTube Link)
In this SAS How To Tutorial, Anna Yarbrough shows an example of merging data sets in SAS using PROC SQL.
Graphs, Plots and Charts in SAS
Graphing Basics - SAS Institute (PDF)
This pdf provides an overview the types of graphs that can be produced with SAS/GRAPH software and the basic procedure syntax for creating some of them (i.e. histogram, boxplot, scatterplot, etc.).
Create simple scatter plots with Two Variables Using SAS.
In this video, you learn how to create charts using Base SAS. Examples include bar charts, line charts and box plots.
Linear Models in SAS
Linear Models in SAS – University of Wisconsin
This is a good basic overview of linear models in SAS, including regression and ANOVA.
By the Institute for Digital Research and Education at UCLA.
Proc GLM and one-way ANOVA (PDF)
A one-way ANOVA example using Proc GLM by Dr. Vince Melfi of Michigan State University.
SAS User’s Guide: The GLM Procedure
This webpage has a lot of information. It’s really detailed and helpful, and includes links to examples at the bottom of the page.
General SAS Resources
Statistical Programs Unit in the University of Idaho College of Agriculture
This website has a lot of good information about the DATA step, PROC GLM, PROC MIXED, and other commands, which you can access through the SAS and then Workshops links. It also has help with common errors, under the SAS link.
This SAS software tutorial describes the data step and several of its most common options.
A collection of many assorted SAS programs and tutorials, this is a great reference