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BC has site licenses for student and faculty home use for the research software listed on this page. For use on a BC-owned computer, please contact your Technology Consultant (TC) to schedule a time to install the software.

Many of the applications on this page are also available on the BC Application Server, which means you don't have to download and install them on your personal computer.

Learn more about software supporting research at BC.

Do not duplicate or replicate downloaded software.

 

ArcGIS 10 for Windows
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Boston College has a site license for ArcGIS. Students and faculty may download and install it on their computers. This download requires you to login with your BC username and password. Please download the documentation file on how to install ArcGIS 10 for Windows and read it before starting ArcGIS installation. Each installation requires and authorization file. Please obtain the authorization file before you start ArcGIS installation. To obtain the authorization file, follow the instructions given in the documentation file. Do not duplicate or replicate downloaded software.

Mathematica
mathematica

Boston College has a site license for Mathematica. Students and faculty may download and install it on their computers. Do not duplicate or replicate downloaded software.

MATLAB
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Boston College has a site license for MATLAB or you can use MATLAB on the BC Application Server. Students and faculty may download and install it on their home computers. These downloads require you to login with your BC username and password. Please download and read instructions before starting MATLAB installation.

IBM SPSS
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NOTE: Effective July 1, 2012, SPSS will no longer be available through BC for installation on student home computers. The license will expire on existing home computer installations. Learn more about new options for SPSS on student home computers.

Boston College has a limited number of annual licenses for faculty to download and install on their bc-owned and home computers.  Do not duplicate or replicate downloaded software.

Write-N-Cite

Write-N-Cite adds an abbreviated version of RefWorks to your word processor to display author, title, and year only. With this utility you can cite references in a manuscript with the click of a button. Do not duplicate or replicate downloaded software.