MLwiN can be found at the website of the Centre for Multilevel Modelling (CMM) at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom. http://www.cmm.bristol.ac.uk/MLwiN/index.shtml. This is easily the best website for anything MLwiN-related and includes links to software, sample data sets, manuals, publications, newsletters, discussion groups, web resources and a glossary. Some key links are included below:
- The CMM Newsletter (including archived material for 1989–2006) can be found at: http://www.cmm.bristol.ac.uk/newsletters.shtml
- Web versions of the most recent MLwiN manuals are available at: http://www.cmm.bristol.ac.uk/MLwiN/download/manuals.shtml
- For information on the Multilevel Modelling discussion list see: http://www.cmm.bristol.ac.uk/learning-training/multilevel-m-support/jisc.shtml
- A comprehensive listing of Web Resources for Multilevel Modeling Compiled by Kelvyn Jones (Bristol), Myles Gould (Leeds) and S.V. Subramanian (Harvard) is available at: http://www.cmm.bristol.ac.uk/links/index.shtml
- A comprehensive set of reviews of other packages used in multilevel modeling (including but not limited to HLM, SAS, STATA, SPSS) can be found at: http://www.cmm.bristol.ac.uk/learning-training/multilevel-m-software/index.shtml
Kelvyn Jones at CMM maintains a Useful Book list—available at: http://www.cmm.bristol.ac.uk/learning-training/multilevel-m-support/books.shtml
The books listed below are on Jones’ list.
Goldstein, H. 2011. Multilevel statistical models. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.
The second edition published in 1995 is freely available for download at: http://www.cmm.bristol.ac.uk/team/HG_Personal/multbook1995.pdf
Raudenbush, S.W., and A.S. Bryk. 2002. Hierarchical Linear Models: Applications and Data Analysis Methods. SAGE.
Hox, J.J. 2010. Multilevel analysis techniques and applications. Multilevel Analysis. New York, NY : Routledge.
Lawson, A.B., W.J. Browne, and C.L. Vidal Rodeiro. 2003. Disease mapping with WinBUGS and MLwiN. Chichester, West Sussex, England: J. Wiley.
On-line Courses and Tutorials in MLwiN
The most comprehensive and integrated listing of MLwiN workshops and conferences may be found at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling at the University of Bristol: http://www.cmm.bristol.ac.uk/MLwiN/tech-support/workshops/index.shtml