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SEM Software

- Amos [1] is part of SPSS.
- Calis [2] is part of SAS.
- EQS [3] is published by Multivariate Software.
- LISREL [4] is published by Scientific Software.
- MPlus [5] is published by Muthen and Muthen.
- Mx [6] is available from Virginia Commonwealth University.
- OpenMx [7] is available from the University of Virginia.
- RAMONA is part of Systat [8].
- sem [9] is an open source library for R.
- SEPath [10] is part of Statistica.
- SmartPLS [11] is available from the University of Hamburg.

Books on Structural Equation Modeling

- Blunch (2008) Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling Using SPSS and AMOS. Sage Publications
- Bollen (1989) Structural Equations with Latent Variables. Wiley-Interscience
- Bollen (2005) Latent Curve Models: A Structural Equation Perspective. Wiley-Interscience
- Brown (2006) Confirmatory Factor Analysis for Applied Research. Guilford Press
- Byrne (2009) Structural Equation Modeling With AMOS: Basic Concepts, Applications, and Programming, 2nd Edition. Taylor and Francis
- Duncan, Duncan, & Strycker (2006) An Introduction to Latent Variable Growth Curve Modeling: Concepts, Issues, and Applications. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
- DuToit, Cudeck, & Sorbom (2000) Structural Equation Modeling: Present and Future. Scientific Software International.
- Gelman & Hill (2006) Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Models. Cambridge University Press
- Hancock & Mueller (2006) Structural Equation Modeling: A Second Course. Information Age Publishing
- Kline (2004) Principles and Practice of Structural Equation Modeling, 2nd Edition. Guilford Press
- Marcoulides & Schumacker (1996) Advanced Structural Equation Modeling: Issues and Techniques. Lawrence Erlbaum
- Maruyama (1998) Basics of Structural Equation Modeling. Sage Publications
- Mulaik (2009) Linear Causal Modeling with Structural Equations. Chapman & Hall
- Preacher, Wichman, MacCallum, & Briggs (2008) Latent Growth Curve Modeling. Sage Publications
- Raykov & Marcolides (2006) A First Course in Structural Equation Modeling, 2nd Edition. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
- Schumacker & Lomax (2004) A Beginner's Guide to Structural Equation Modeling, 2nd Edition. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
- Skrondal & Rabe-Hesketh (2004) Generalized Latent Variable Modeling: Multilevel, Longitudinal, and Structural Equation Models. Chapman & Hall

A Few Books on Learning R

- Dalgaard (2008) Introductory Statistics with R, 2nd Edition. Springer
- Everitt & Hothorn (2006) A Handbook of Statistical Analyses Using R. Chapman & Hall
- Maindonald & Braun (2006) Data Analysis and Graphics Using R: An Example-based Approach, 2nd Edition. Cambridge University Press
- Venables & Smith (2009) An Introduction to R, 2nd Edition. Network Theory Ltd

Other Resources

- Ed Rigdon's excellent Structural Equation Modeling Page [12]
- The SEMNET Archives [13] have more than a decade of SEM related postings that are searchable.
- Structural Equation Modeling [14] is the Wikipedia page.
- Dave Garson maintains a Tutorial [15] introduction to Amos
- Dave Kenny has an Introduction to SEM [16] about which he is overly modest.
- Of course, there is a journal entirely devoted to Structural Equation Modeling [17]
- Jason Newsom maintains a large list of SEM references [18]

**Links**

[1] http://www.spss.com/amos/

[2] http://v8doc.sas.com/sashtml/stat/chap19/sect1.htm

[3] http://www.mvsoft.com/

[4] HTTP://www.ssicentral.com/index.html

[5] http://www.statmodel.com

[6] http://www.vcu.edu/mx/

[7] http://openmx.psyc.virginia.edu

[8] http://www.systat.com/products/Systat/productinfo/?sec=1006

[9] http://www.r-project.org/

[10] http://www.statsoft.com/products/advanced.html

[11] http://www.smartpls.de/forum/

[12] http://www2.gsu.edu/~mkteer/

[13] http://bama.ua.edu/archives/semnet.html

[14] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Structural_equation_modeling

[15] http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/garson/PA765/structur.htm

[16] http://davidakenny.net/cm/causalm.htm

[17] http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/10705511.asp

[18] http://www.upa.pdx.edu/IOA/newsom/semrefs.htm