Posts Tagged Software

Installing Adobe Creative Cloud Software

Previously, anyone who needed to have Adobe Software installed had to contact OIT and have someone install it on their computer. With the new process outlined below, people can install Adobe software on their own, when they need it.  Depending on the product chosen – please see http://sites.tufts.edu/tusmtss/2013/07/26/adobe-software/  – the installation time will vary. Please [...]

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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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Request for Software – Nutrition

The Request for Software – Nutrition form is required for distribution of software licenses owned by the Friedman School of Nutrition, such as SPSS. This form must be signed by one of the authorized requesters from the Friedman School of Nutrition.  For a list of authorized requesters, please see the Authorized Requesters for Tufts Resources [...]

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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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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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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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Apple Educational Licensing Program (AELP)

Tufts has entered into an Apple Educational Licensing Program (AELP). This one-year program covers university-owned computers systems. It allows a user to upgrade his or her system to the most current Macintosh operating system that the computer is able to execute.  To obtain software, please contact OIT via e-mail at OIT@tufts.edu or via phone at [...]

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Endnote X5 Volume Purchase

To:                   Tufts University Faculty and Staff From:               Debbie Nanni, UIT Subject:            EndNote X5 Software Volume Purchase Date:                February, 2012 EndNote is desktop software used by many faculty and staff to search online bibliographic databases, organize references, and create bibliographies.  Recently, the EndNote publisher released EndNote X5 for Windows and Mac. Since a number of University [...]

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Can I use a Tufts license of Microsoft software at home?

Yes.  Microsoft offers Work at Home (WAH) solutions. All of the products covered under the Campus Agreement may be used on one home machine or laptop, but may only be used for work-related activities.  Upon separating from the university, faculty and staff who have installed Campus Agreement software on a personally-owned computer are obligated to [...]

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How do I purchase Microsoft software for personal use at home?

Tufts University, as part of their campus wide agreements with Microsoft®, has instituted an employee purchase program for certain Microsoft® products.  This agreement allows each university employee to purchase one copy of each Microsoft® product covered under the agreement.  Prices are at a significant discount. Eligibility Any individual whose primary affiliation at Tufts is “Faculty” [...]

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What if I can’t find the proof of purchase or media for my software?

The University requires proof of ownership for all software installed on University owned computers.  If the software, such as Microsoft or Adobe products, was purchased through Tufts, there may be a way to retrieve the proof of purchase from the vendor.  If you need assistance with retrieving this information, please contact OIT. If your software [...]

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What software is available from the University for no cost?

Microsoft Windows 7  Enterprise (upgrades only) for computers owned by the University is available under the Tufts Microsoft Campus Agreement. Microsoft Office Professional 2007 or 2010 is available to install on computers owned by the University. A corresponding “Work at Home” copy is available for Faculty and Staff to install on personally owned computers off [...]

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Microsoft Select Agreement

Tufts University has in place a “Select” Agreement with Microsoft. The select agreement allows for three types of purchases: Institutional Purchases – All Microsoft products NOT covered under the Campus agreement can be purchased for installation and use on institutional machines at a discount. For more info see http://uit.tufts.edu/?pid=329 Student Purchases – Allows students to [...]

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STATA

Stata statistical software is a complete, integrated statistical software package that provides everything you need for data analysis, data management, and graphics. Stata is not sold in modules, which means you get everything you need in one package. And, you can choose a perpetual license, with nothing more to buy ever. Annual licenses are also [...]

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Skype

Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice and video calls and chats over the internet. Calls to other Skype users are free, while calls to both landlines and mobile phones can be made for a fee using a debit-based user account system. Skype was acquired by Microsoft. Skype has the potential [...]

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