Loyola University Chicago

TechConnect

Information Technology Services

Scientific and Statistical Tools

Fore more information on Statistical, Qualitative Data Analysis (QDA), and Online Survey Applications, please visit the Instructional Technology & Research Support's Home Use of Apps page for support applications. This includes any locations on-campus that may have limited license access and/or request for installation on faculty/staff desktops.


Mathematica

Mathematica is the world’s most powerful global computing environment. Ideal for use in engineering, mathematics, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, and a wide range of other fields, it makes possible a new level of automation in algorithmic computation, interactive manipulation, and dynamic presentation—as well as a whole new way of interacting with the world of data.

In order to obtain Mathematica 10 for Loyola Faculty and Students, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the Wolfram User Portal and register with a valid Loyola email address (@luc.edu).
  2. This will create an automated email which requires a response to validate the portal account.
  3. Once you have validated your Wolfram Portal Account, login and complete the Wolfram Activation Key Request Form.
  4. Complete the form with all required information including your name, email and department. Select a product and platform and click Submit.
  5. Upon completion of the form, your personalized Activation Key will be presented in order to activate the full application license.

HLM

‌Hierarchical Linear Modeling and Non-Hierarchical Linear Modeling software from SSI, International is available to students for use on their personal computers at no cost. The student edition, while free, limits the size of the model you may analyze and technical support is not available. Faculty who wish to try out HLM on their personal computers can download a free trial version which is good for 15 days.


Lisrel

‌Lisrel is a Structural Equation Modeling software from SSI, International is available to students for use on their personal computers at no cost. The student edition, while free, limits the size of the model you may analyze and technical support is not available. 


Minitab

Comprehensive statistics package to analyze data and improve products and services.


NVivo

NVivo is software that helps you to work with unstructured information like documents, surveys, audio, video and pictures—so that you can ultimately make better decisions.


SAS

SAS provides a technology platform for market-leading analytic applications. Although there is no free trial, through SAS Fellowship Program, students can apply for research grant from SAS to use software free for their research projects for 6 months.‌


IBM SPSS Modeler & SPSS Statistics

SPSS is a full-featured data analysis program that offers a variety of applications including data base managements and reporting, statistical analysis, and graphics.‌


SYSTAT

A statistics and statistical graphics software package.