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How can I have statistical software installed on my computer?
Statistical and qualitative software is available through Information Services. Most of Kent State University's software license terms allow for installation on university-owned computers -- so any person affiliated with Kent State University that is using a university-owned computer may request statistical software.
For the most up-to-date information about the availability of statistical software, see the Support Center page on statistical software.
What statistical software packages are available through Kent State University for faculty, staff, and students?
The following table shows what software is available from Information Services for University-owned and personally-owned computers:
|SAS 9.3||Yes (Free)||Yes (Free)||Windows|
|JMP 10||Yes (Free)||Yes (Free)||Windows, Mac|
|NVivo 10||Yes (Free*)||Yes (Free*)||Windows, Mac|
|SPSS Statistics 22||Yes (Free)||No (Can be purchased)||Windows, Mac|
|SPSS Amos 22||Yes (Free)||No (Can be purchased)||Windows|
|Stata 13||No (Can be purchased)||No (Can be purchased)||Windows, Mac|
|Minitab 17||No (Can be purchased)||No (Can be purchased)||Windows|
* A limited number of copies are available. Please contact Information Services if you need NVivo.
Where can I purchase statistical software not available from Information Services?
|SPSS Statistics 22||kent.e-academy.com||kent.e-academy.com|
|SPSS Amos 22||n/a**||kent.e-academy.com|
|Stata 13||Stata Campus GradPlan||Stata Campus GradPlan|
** Can only be purchased in bundle with SPSS Statistics Faculty Pack for Windows.
How can I purchase Stata for my university-owned or personally-owned computer?
Kent State University currently does not have a site license for Stata. However, Kent State users can purchase Stata/IC, Stata/SE, Stata/MP, or Small Stata at a reduced price through the Stata Campus GradPlan at Stata's website. (For more information about the differences in Stata versions, see "Which Stata is right for me?" at Stata's website.)
Some departments may purchase their own departmental licenses for Stata. Check with your department's IS support person before purchasing.
How can I renew the license for my statistical software?
Because of differences in the license terms, the renewal dates for licenses tend to vary from package to package.
Faculty and staff with software installed by Information Services on university-owned computers:
Faculty, staff, or students who have had SAS, JMP, or NVivo installed by Information Services on personally-owned computers :
If you have purchased your own copy of statistical software:
If you are using a public computer on campus and receive an error message about a software's license:
When I open SPSS, I do not see all of the drop-down menus that should be there OR when I try to enter data in the Data View window, it shows question marks instead.
If one or both of these issues happen when you try to use SPSS, it is likely that your license has expired. If you are using a public computer on campus and this happens, please let the computer lab manager know.