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ChemDraw

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This chemical drawing program features chemical warnings, graphical file formats, structure perspective tool, floating periodic table and character map, LabArt, multi-page docs, stereochemistry, atom numbering, structure and style templates, a large choice of bonds and arrows, full color drawing, MS Office integration, improved graphic display and image, customizable arrow tools, color-faded shapes, and terminal carbon labeling.

How To Get A Copy

  1. Go to the PerkinElmer store and enter your University email address in universalID@wwu.edu format.
  2. After you enter a qualifying email address, you will be led through the download process.

The Chemistry Department funds this license and offers it free of charge to University faculty, staff, and students.

System Requirements

Visit the ChemDraw website for details.

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TeamViewer for Personal Use

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TeamViewer is a remote assistance software that is free for personal use. It must be licensed for business use. 

Product Information: www.teamviewer.com

It is available for installation on university-owned workstations through Western's Corporate license. The remote supporter needs to be licensed. The remote support recipient does not require a license.

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Qualtrics Research Suite

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Qualtrics Research Suite - available to all WWU faculty, staff and students for Mac, Windows, Linux OS.

Qualtrics is a web-based survey software tool managed by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. It is used to conduct online surveys. Qualtrics may be used to:

  • Assist faculty, staff, and students with collecting data for research project or assignments
  • Assess user satisfaction with academic or administrative programs or services
  • Collect requests for service or assistance in place of a traditional HTML form

For orientation and account creation, visit OSR's Qualtrics New-User page.

With our new enterprise license, the following apps are available to all users. Please contact Software Services for details.

  1. Stats iQ - Qualtrics’ statistical analysis program. In this easy-to-use, user-friendly system, any user, whether they have statistical background or not,  have the ability to run statistical analysis and run regression analysis. https://vimeo.com/217752033/12a6c0edff
  2. Driver iQ - Intelligent analysis that helps users understand key drivers buried deep within their data, and prioritize the drivers that make the most difference. Users can run analysis to understand variables that effect key drivers they are trying to measure. https://vimeo.com/217904533/cf4faede54
  3. Text iQ - To put it simply, it’s text analytics. Text iQ helps you deep diver into your open ended responses by categorizing, and analyzing text feedback. https://vimeo.com/217897293/c6ed288f1e
  4. File-Upload - Survey respondents can attach files back to the survey creator (e.g., MIT uses this feature for the application process.  Learn more here - qualtrics.com/university/file-upload/  (Ex. File Upload Survey Example)
  5. API Access - Allows various databases to push and pull data (e.g. U-Baltimore uses this to dynamically update a panel of data for respondents.)  Learn more at https://api.qualtrics.com/ or survey.qualtrics.com/API
  6. Off-line App. - Used for researchers who do data collection primarily in 3rd world countries (e.g. Clark University professor running surveys in Nicaragua.)  Learn more here - qualtrics.com/offline-surveys
  7. Salesforce Integration - Integration with a CRM (e.g. UCSF manages potential student profiles to push/pull data through surveys.)  Learn more here - www.qualtrics.com/salesforce-integration
  8. SMS Distribution - Sending surveys through text messaging.  (Requires the implementation fee in addition to purchasing buckets of text messages.)  Learn more here - www.youtube.com/QualtricsSMS, www.qualtrics.com/mobile-surveys 
  9. Text highlighting question type https://www.qualtrics.com/support/survey-platform/survey-module/editing-questions/question-types-guide/specialty-questions/highlight/
  10. Signature question type - Similar to Docusign, this feature allows the respondent to provide an electronic signature for authorization purposes. https://www.qualtrics.com/support/survey-platform/survey-module/editing-questions/question-types-guide/specialty-questions/signature/
  11. Table of Contents - Allows respondents to take a survey in sections (e.g. SFSU uses this for IRB protocols.)  Learn more here -  qualtrics.com/table-of-contents (Ex. Click through the first 3 questions to see it kick in - ToC Ex.)
  12. Adobe Analytics Integration - https://www.qualtrics.com/support/integrations/adobe-analytics-integration/adobe-analytics-integration/
  13. Marketo Integration https://www.qualtrics.com/support/integrations/marketo-integration/marketo-integration/
  14. Screen-out Reporting - https://www.qualtrics.com/support/survey-platform/survey-module/survey-flow/advanced-elements/screen-out-management/
  15. Tableau Integration - https://www.qualtrics.com/support/survey-platform/developer-tools/tableau-integration-2/

Visit the Office of Institutional Effectiveness Qualtrics page for additional details.

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Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013

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Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013 is a free download available at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35491

It is a tool for development of SharePoint applications. Advanced users can compose no-code solutions that encompass a variety of common scenarios from collaborative sites and web publishing to data integration and workflows. Developers can use SharePoint Designer 2013 to get a quick start on SharePoint development projects.​"

 

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Microsoft Dream Spark Premium

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Microsoft Dream Spark Premium available for Engineering Technology, Computer Science and Decision Sciences for free. https://www.dreamspark.com/Institution/Subscription.aspx

 

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Microsoft Office 2016 for Students

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Microsoft Office 365

Students can download and install Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus with new 2016 apps on up to 5 devices through Microsoft Office 365. This software is licensed as long as the student has a valid @wwu.edu email address. 

  1. Login to Office 365 through MyWestern or mail.wwu.edu
  2. Choose Settings > Office 365 > Software
  3. Click Install to download and install the software 
Microsoft Windows and Office - valid after graduation

Students are also eligible to download and install Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows Upgrades through the Microsoft Student Option Program. Students can keep this software after graduation. More Info

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Microsoft Office 2016

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University-Owned Workstations

Microsoft Office 2016 is available for installation on all university-owned workstations. It is installed in all general university classrooms and labs.

Microsoft Office 2016 Pro Plus for Windows includes Access, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word, and Skype

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac includes Excel, Outlook, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Word.

Home Use

Faculty, staff and students can download and install Microsoft Office 365 on up to 5 devices through Microsoft Office 365. The software is licensed as long as the licensee has a valid @wwu.edu email address

  1. Login to Office 365 through MyWestern or mail.wwu.edu
  2. Choose Settings > Office 365 > Software
  3. Click Install to download and install the software 

All current students are eligible to download and install Office Professional Suite and Windows OS upgrades free of charge through the Microsoft Student Option Program. Students can keep this software after graduation. Visit the ATUS How to Get Free Microsoft Software for Students page for details.

Product and feature information is available at https://products.office.com/en-US/.

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SPSS AMOS

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IBM SPSS Amos provides structural equation modeling (SEM) to compare, confirm and refine models. It uses Bayesian analysis to improve estimates of model parameters. Users can choose either the graphical user interface or non-graphical, programmatic interface. It is available for the Windows platform only.

AMOS is available as part of Western's SPSS Premium Campus Edition Campus Value contract and can be used for teaching and non-commercial research. It can be installed on university-owned computers for use by faculty and on workstations owned by faculty or students. 

The software is $40 per license per year renewable every June. It can also be purchased by an academic College when renewing SPSS licensing.

A free trial can be downloaded at http://www-03.ibm.com/software/products/en/spss-amos

Non-commercial academic research means research by degree seeking students and faculty members where (i) the results of such research are not intended primarily for the benefit of a third party; (ii) such results are made available to anyone without restriction on use, copying or further distribution; and (iii) any copy of any such result is furnished for no more than the cost of hosting, reproduction, and shipping. No other uses are allowed.

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SPSS Premium

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Version: 26

SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) Premium is a data management and analysis software. Modules for data analysis include descriptive statistics such as plots, frequencies, charts, and lists, as well as more complex statistical procedures like analysis of variance (ANOVA), factor analysis, cluster analysis, and categorical data analysis.

SPSS Statistics Premium includes the following modules:

SPSS 26 will be installed in all general university labs for the 2019-2020 academic year. 

SPSS may be used for:

  • Teaching and non-commercial academic research. Non-commercial academic research means research by degree seeking students and faculty members where (i) the results of such research are not intended primarily for the benefit of a third party; (ii) such results are made available to anyone without restriction on use, copying or further distribution; and (iii) any copy of any such result is furnished for no more than the cost of hosting, reproduction, and shipping.
  • Administrative research and other administrative and operational purposes on university-owned machines only.

Licenses for CHSS, CSE, CBE, Huxley, and WCE faculty and staff have been paid by the colleges. Licenses for other faculty are $150 for administrative research. All licenses are renewable each June. 

This license also allows Work-at-Home benefits for licensed faculty, staff and students.

Notes:

  1. A limited number of licenses for Amos (Windows only) are available.

Call (360) 650-3159 or email software.services@wwu.edu for pricing and eligibility.

 

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ESRI ArcGIS Desktop

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ArcGIS is an integrated collection of GIS software products for building a complete Geographic Information System (GIS). ArcGIS enables users to deploy GIS functionality wherever it is needed for desktops, servers, or custom applications; over the web; or in the field.  

"Make and share beautiful maps, and do everything in between. It's possible only with ArcGIS Online, a scalable and secure software-as-a-service hosted by Esri." http:www.arcgis.com/features/

For more educational information, visit Huxley's GIS & RS Software page.

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