Purchasing & Licensing

ANSYS

ANSYS is engineering simulation software used to model and manipulate values to analyze and, potentially, predict real world behaviors. The range of values can include any of the following: structural, thermal, fluid dynamics, explicit dynamics, electromagnetics and multiphysics. Users can simulate structural mechanics, explicit dynamics, fluid dynamics and thermal capability, as well as high-frequency, signal integrity, [...]

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NVIVO

NVivo is a software package used by researchers, particularly those in the social sciences, to perform analyses of unstructured data, including open-ended survey responses, literature reviews, audio recordings, pictures and web pages. For details on eligibility and licensing requirements, please see NVIVO (Desktop License). To request installation, please contact OIT at (617) 636-0331 or submit [...]

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Adobe Software

Tufts Technology Services (TTS) and the Office of Information Technology (OIT) are pleased to announce plans to enter into a site license with Adobe Software effective September 1, 2013. This decision comes as a result of Adobe’s recent shift in licensing, moving away from perpetual licenses towards subscriptions for software license bundles. To relieve the [...]

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IBM SPSS AMOS

IBM SPSS Amos is a statistical software program that allows the user to create a non-graphical method to specify models. While this program is part of the SPSS family of products, it is not included under the volume licensing agreement with IBM for SPSS.  Any individual who wishes to purchase AMOS must do so directly [...]

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Tufts acquires Site License for ChemDraw Pro

Tufts has recently acquired a site license for ChemDraw by PerkinElmer Informatics. ChemDraw Pro is a software package that allows for the drawing of basic chemical structure and provides Chemical query properties. The ability to create and edit templates and nicknames, Annotation, Relative Stereochemistry, ISIS/Draw Compatibility, support for ISIS-style Data SGroups, Chemical File Formats, Expansion [...]

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OIT – Who we Support

Who we support: The Office of Information Technology (OIT) supports faculty and staff at Tufts University School of Medicine, its affiliates, The Sackler School of Biomedical Sciences and the Friedman School of Nutrition. OIT also supports Graduate students in the Sackler and Nutrition Schools working with Tufts-owned equipment (typically in Laboratories and Core facilities). OIT [...]

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Am I eligible to purchase software for personal use at a discount?

Tufts University has a contract with Kivuto to distribute software covered under Employee purchase programs via their web store at http://tufts.onthehub.com. Eligibility: Full-Time Faculty, Staff and Students Software is available from many vendors, including: Microsoft, Adobe, Parallels, National Instruments, Minitab, IBM, JMP, Systat, iGrafx, SigmaFlow, Quark, Trend Micro, Thomson Reuters, Inspiration, Columbia University, Student Backup, StatSoft, and [...]

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R Project

R is a free open source software environment for statistical computing and graphics.  To read more information, please visit the R-Project website. R and a number of packages available for R have been installed and are available on the Tufts Research Cluster. To see what packages are available, please visit the Research Computing Cluster Installed [...]

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SAS Genetics Module

Tufts has purchased the SAS Genetics module as an add-on to the SAS Educational Analytic Suite software bundles that Tufts owns.  The SAS Genetics module is now available, at no additional cost to users, for installation with every SAS license that has been purchased under Tufts’ annual volume license renewal. The only restriction pertains to [...]

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Statistical Computing Blog

A blogsite run by UIT that includes Suggestions and comments about obscure and useful statistical software.   Statistical Computing Matters

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Red Hat Linux Site License

Tufts has a site license for Red Hat Enterprise Linux which allows the software to be installed on any university-owned system for non-personal staff/faculty use.  UIT hosts a Red Hat Network Satellite Server that provides local mirroring of packages and installation media.  This server supports both the current version (version 6) and previous version (version [...]

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SAS Site License Agreement

Tufts has signed a site license agreement with SAS for the use of their statistical analysis software. This software is available for teaching and research.  Administrative use is not permitted. The license includes the following: Unlimited desktop installs for Windows 32-bit and Windows 64-bit Unlimited Windows server installs,  32-bit and 64 bit There is no [...]

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Tufts VMWare Purchasing Agreement

At the end of February 2012, Tufts entered into a 3-year purchasing agreement with VMWare.  This agreement makes it possible for the University to acquire VMWare software at significant savings. For purchases of VMWare software products covered under the agreement, there will be a 51% discount off the commercial list price. Annual support costs will, [...]

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Adobe Acrobat for Faculty Grants Program

The “Adobe Acrobat for Faculty Grants” program provides Adobe Acrobat licenses free of charge to Tufts faculty submitting grant applications to funding organizations. More and more funding agencies have begun to require that grant applications be submitted as PDF (portable document format) files.   Adobe Acrobat, a software package used to create PDF files, is the [...]

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Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics: The application of computer science and information technology to the field of biology and medicine. For more information regarding the Bioinformatics resources available at Tufts University, please see the link below. Tufts UIT Research Computing Bioinformatics

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Geographic Information Systems Center

The GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Center is a teaching and research facility funded, maintained, and supported by University Information Technology (UIT) to promote and facilitate GIS, remote sensing, cartography, and geographic research and analysis. The GIS Center is located on Level 2 of the Tisch Library at the far end of the Map Room behind [...]

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