# Support materials for Meta-Analysis in Stata: An Updated Collection from the Stata Journal

You can download all the user-written commands described in the Meta-Analysis in Stata: An Updated Collection from the Stata Journal from within Stata. Download the installation command by using the net command. At the Stata prompt, type

      . net from http://www.stata-press.com/data/mais
. net install mais


After installing this file, type spinst_mais to obtain all the user-written commands discussed in this collection, except for those commands listed in the appendix. Instructions on how to obtain those commands are given in the appendix. If there are any error messages after typing spinst_mais, follow the instructions at the bottom of the output to complete the download.

To install the datasets that were used in the Meta-Analysis in Stata, type

      . net get mais


If you do not have an Internet connection from within Stata, you can download one of the following files:

 mais.zip PKZIP format, 25 K mais.tar.Z Unix tar.Z format 35 K

We suggest that you create a new directory and copy the materials there.