Stats & Research Applications
The following statistical software packages, with the exception of NVivo 9 are available in all open access labs and from all Loyola office desktops. Go to Loyola Software, and click the Statistical Applications tab to find:
IBM SPSS Modeler 14 Data Mining package (from SPSS); unlimited use license (300+).
HLM 6.08 - Hierarchical Linear Modeling package (SSI Central); 25 concurrent user license.
LISREL 8.80 - Structural Equation Modeling package (SSI Central); 25 concurrent user license.
SSICENTRAL offers a free Student Version of LISREL to load on your home computer. Access the SSICENTRAL page by clicking on the LISREL 8.80 link above. At the SSICENTRAL home page, click on FREE DOWNLOADS.
Minitab 16 - comprehensive statistics package; 65 concurrent user license.
*NVivo 9 - qualitative research software; 64 per seat licenses.
Users can download an individual copy of the software for a free 30 day trial from QSR International.
FACULTY NVIVO USE VIA LOYOLA OFFICE DESKTOP/HOME USE
Faculty who wish to use NVivo 9 on their Loyola office desktop must have the software 'associated' to their Loyola desktop. To request a machine association to the software please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Lauree Garvin at 773-508-7653, email@example.com. Faculty who have their Loyola desktops associated to the software may also request a copy of the software to load locally on a home computer. There is no fee associated with home use but faculty are responsible for the loading the software themselves and must address all technical support questions associated with the install to QSR International Technical Support
NVIVO 9 OPEN ACCESS LAB LOCATIONS
Lake Shore Campus
Water Tower Campus
*Corboy Center, Lab 710 -- all machines; classroom lab; 25 machines.
PLEASE NOTE: While Corboy 710 is an open access lab it can be reserved for classes. If a class is in session the lab will not be available to the general student population for that time slot. To check availability of the lab refer to the weekly schedule that is posted on the lab door.
SAS 9.2 - comprehensive statistics package; unlimited use license.
FACULTY SAS USE VIA LOYOLA OFFICE DESKTOPS WITH WINDOWS XP
Faculty and staff who are still using the Windows XP operating system must make a request to have SAS 'associated' to their Loyola office machine. To request machine association to the software please contact Lauree Garvin at 773-508-7653, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAS FOR HOME USE BY FACULTY
Faculty members may purchase a copy of SAS 9.2 for their home machine through Academic Technology Services for $150.00. Once an initial purchase has been made upgrades are free for as long as the faculty member remains at Loyola. Contact Jack Corliss at 773-508-7606, email@example.com, if you are interested in home purchase.
LOCAL INSTALLS OF SAS ON LOYOLA-OWNED LAPTOPS
Faculty members with Loyola-owned laptops may have the software loaded locally on the laptop for use away from Loyola without any additional license charge. Contact Jack Corliss at 773-508-7606, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you need SAS installed locally on a Loyola purchased laptop (the laptop will have a Loyola bar code).
IBM SPSS Statistics 19.0 - comprehensive statistics package; unlimited use license (300+). Includes SPSS Base, SPSS Tables™, SPSS Advanced Models™, and SPSS Regression Models™. Loyola does not have a license for the AMOS module.
IBM SPSS Statistics 20 FOR HOME USE - STUDENTS
SPSS offers six different versions of the SPSS Graduate Package. Descriptions of each package can be found on the IBM GradPack page.The GradPack is available in Windows, Mac, and Linux formats although you will need to carefully check version numbers available for Mac and Linux. All packages have no case or variable limits. The difference lies in the procedures available. For instance, the IBM SPSS Statistics Base GradPack 20 offers base stats with no add-on modules while the the IBM Statistics Standard GradPack 20 offers base stats plus two add-on modules, SPSS Advanced Models and SPSS Regression Models and the IBM SPSS Statistics Premium GradPack has both the Advanced Models and Regression Models modules plus 13 additional modules. The IBM SPSS Statistics GradPack 19 licenses are good for only one year, are for home use only, and allow for two separate installs.
You must be currently registered as a student to buy or rent these packages. The IBM SPSS Statistics GradPack versions are available for purchase online from a number of vendors although the availability of each package and the version depends on the vendor. Please check the web sites of the following online merchants for these packages: e-academy; Studica; Academic Superstore; and Studentdiscounts.
The Loyola bookstores do not sell the GradPack.
IBM SPSS Statistics 19 FOR HOME USE - FACULTY
Faculty members may purchase a copy of IBM SPSS Statistics 18 for their home machine through Academic Technology Services for $150.00. This package includes SPSS Base, SPSS Tables™, SPSS Advanced Models™, and SPSS Regression Models™. Once an initial purchase is made upgrades are free as long as the faculty member remains at Loyola. Faculty wishing to purchase IBM SPSS Statistics 19 must have a DVD reader on their home computer in order to install the software. Contact Jack Corliss at 773-508-7606, email@example.com if you are interested in home purchase.
Faculty who want access to more modules than those included in the Loyola license may be interested in the IBM SPSS Statistics 20 Faculty Pack ($250.00) available from e-academy. The Faculty Pack includes the full SPSS Base product, with no limitations, plus an additional 13 add-on modules for extended functionality. The add-on modules include: IBM SPSS Advanced Statistics, IBM SPSS Regression, IBM SPSS Conjoint™, IBM SPSS Categories, IBM SPSS Custom Tables, IBM SPSS Forecasting, IBM SPSS Exact Tests (Windows only), IBM SPSS Complex Samples, IBM SPSS Missing Values, IBM SPSS Data Preparation, and IBM SPSS Decision Trees, IBM SPSS Neural Networks, and IBM SPSS Direct Marketing (formerly EZ RFM), and IBM SPSS Bootstrapping. The license for this package is a one-year, non-renewable, single user license and includes technical support.
LOCAL INSTALLS OF IBM SPSS STATISTICS 19 ON LOYOLA PURCHASED LAPTOPS
Faculty members with Loyola owned laptops may have IBM SPSS Statistics 19 loaded locally on the laptop for use away from Loyola without any additional license charge. Contact Jack Corliss at 773-508-7606, firstname.lastname@example.org if you need IBM SPSS Statistics 19 installed locally on a Loyola purchased laptop (the laptop will have a Loyola bar code).
STATA 11, Intercooled - comprehensive statistics package favored by economics and political science; 60 concurrent user license. (STATA 12 will be available in Fall 2012).
SYSTAT 13 - comprehensive statistics package favored by biological and medical sciences; unlimited use license (300+).
Looking for free statistical software for your home machine?
Check out our free software page for a list of sources.
Questions about non-supported statistical or research-related software?
Faculty members who are interested in having their students use statistical or research-related software that is not supported by Loyola may have the software loaded on the network for limited use. If you are interested in this option please contact the IT Helpdesk (8-4ITS on campus; 1-773-508-7190 off campus; email@example.com).
If you are a faculty member and you wish to have the university consider the purchase of a license for a statistical application, qualitative data analysis (QDA) package, or online survey software application for general faculty/student use for which Loyola is not currently licensed you will need to contact the Academic Technology Committee. The chair of that committee is Dr. Carol Scheidenhelm (firstname.lastname@example.org).