While The Data Lab uses many licensed software packages, free and open source web-based and downloadable desktop applications are becoming rapidly more popular and readily available. Here, we offer many useful tools for the Tufts community.

    • Web based applications are free, online tools that run within a website. There are many helpful tools and applications that can aid students, faculty and staff with their research and project needs.

 

    • Desktop applications are free or opensource tools that can be downloaded and used to aid students, faculty and staff with their research and project needs. These are geospatial or statistical applications which come in the form of software, extensions or plug ins.