Introduction

Tufts Technology Services manages several statistical and design software licenses. Please see the following sections for:

For more information on software availability, please see the Tufts Technology Services Software Page


STATA Software Information

Stata is an integrated statistical software package that provides facilities for data analysis, data management, and graphics.Stata offers a broad suite of features including advanced techniques, such as survival models with frailty, dynamic panel data (DPD) regressions, generalized estimating equations (GEE), multilevel mixed models, models with sample selection, multiple imputation, ARCH, and estimation with complex survey samples.

Additional features include:

    • Summary statistics
    • Data Management facilities
    • Publication-quality graphics

The software is installed on all computers in the Data Lab, which owns fifty floating licenses. Tufts faculty, staff, and students  are eligible to purchase a Stata GradPlan stand-alone license directly from the Stata web site.

In order to obtain the Stata Software, please visit the Tufts Technology Services Page on Stata


SPSS Software Information

SPSS Premium Campus Edition is an extensive statistical software package that includes statistical graphics, data mining capabilities, in addition a number of modules. SPSS Statistics addresses the entire statistical analysis process – planning, data collection, analysis, reporting – for better decision making and performance.

Tufts Technology Services owns a university-wide site license. The software is installed on all computers in the Data Lab. The software may be installed on Tufts-owned computers. Students wishing to obtain the software for their personal computers must download the student version through Tufts On the Hub. 

In order to obtain the SPSS Software, please visit the Tufts Technology Services Page on SPSS


SAS Software Information

SAS is a statistical software package used for predictive and descriptive modeling, data mining, text analytics, forecasting, optimization, simulation, experimental design and more.

Tufts Technology Services owns a university-wide site license. The software is installed on all computers in the Data Lab. The software may be installed on faculty, staff and student computers through Tufts Technology Services.

In order to obtain the SAS Software, please visit the Tufts Technology Services Page on SAS


MATLAB Software Information

MATLAB is a software package published by The MathWorks and used by engineers, economists, mathematicians and scientists to perform a range of very specific technical computing tasks.

Tufts Technology Services owns a university-wide site license. The software is installed on all computers in the Data Lab. The software may be installed on faculty, staff and student computers through Tufts Technology Services.

In order to obtain the MATLAB Software, please visit the Tufts Technology Services Page.


NVivo Software Information

NVivo supports qualitative research and mixed methods research using unstructured data. NVivo permits the user to collect, organize and analyze content from a range of sources including interviews, focus group discussions, surveys, audiovisual content, social media, literature reviews, and web pages.

The software is installed on all computers in the Data Lab. The software may be installed on faculty, staff and student computers through Tufts Technology Services.

In order to obtain the NVivo Software, please visit the Tufts Technology Services Page on NVivo.


Adobe Creative Suites

Adobe Creative Suite is a software suite of graphic design, video editing, and web development applications. Products include, but are not limited to, photoshop, inDesign, and illustrator.

Tufts Technology Services owns a university-wide site license. The suite of software is installed on all computers in the Data Lab. The software may be installed on Tufts-owned computers through Tufts Technology Services or can be downloaded on personal computers through on the hub.

In order to obtain the Adobe Create Suites, please visit the Tufts Technology Services Page.


Sketch Up Pro

Sketch Up Pro is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural design, interior design, civil and mechanical engineering, film, and video game design.

The software is installed on all computers in the Data Lab.