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Adobe Creative Cloud

Software collection for graphic design, photography, video editing, and web development.

Agilent OpenLAB

Research data management system that provides electronic lab notebook and enterprise content management functionality for large datasets.

ANSYS

Engineering simulation software used to model and manipulate a range of values to analyze and, potentially, predict real-world behaviors.

Antivirus (Personal Computers)

Trend Micro Antivirus software protects your personally-owned computer from viruses, malware, and spam.

Apptricity

The Apptricity system is used to reconcile travel and business expense transactions from the Tufts Corporate MasterCard.

Blue (Course evaluations)

Blue is a course evaluation system by eXplorance. Tufts began moving to the Blue system in Summer 2016.

Box

Store, access, and share content securely at Tufts and beyond. (Similar to: Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive)

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COMSOL

Software package used by engineers and scientists to perform multiphysics modeling and simulation tasks.

Data Warehouse

Tufts Data Warehouse provides access to a centralized repository of data from major administrative systems.

Echo360
lecture capture, flipped classroom

Record, edit, and publish live lectures and screencasts.

Email for Staff & Faculty

Tufts provides Microsoft Exchange email and calendar for faculty and staff. All faculty and staff receive an Exchange account when their Tufts Username is created.

Email for Students

Tufts provides current students with email and a calendar via Microsoft Office 365. Tufts alumni, starting with the Class of 2015, can keep their @tufts.edu email address for life and forward to the email address of their choice.

EndNote

Search online bibliographic databases, organize references, and create bibliographies for scholarly and research paper writing.

eREQ

Tufts' online system for creating and approving requisitions in order to generate a purchase order.

eServe

Employee Self Service (eServe) provides Tufts employees with access to payroll and benefits information

Facilities Service Requests

Make an online request for workspace, building, and custodial services across the four Tufts campuses.

GeoData at Tufts

An online geospatial data repository you can use to search, discover, preview, interact with, and download data from university repositories.

Identity Finder

An application that can locate sensitive information on a computer.

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iTunes U

Post lectures, courses, and other educational content to the world’s largest digital collection of free educational materials.

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Jabber Chat

Communicate online via instant messaging and group chat. (Similar to Google Chat, Facebook Messenger, Slack)

JumboSearch (library catalog)

A one-stop search for Tufts library holdings, including books, e-books, videos, images, articles, and digital media.

LabArchives

Research data management system that provides electronic lab notebook functionality for research projects, data, and collaboration.

Learning Catalytics
clickers, feedback, flipped classroom

Solicit and display feedback from students with a "Bring Your Own Device" classroom response system. (Similar to: Clickers)

Lynda Campus

Tufts provides all students, faculty, and staff with free access to lynda.com, an online learning platform.

Mailing Lists (Elist)

Elist is used for creating and subscribing to email distribution lists.

Maple

A software package used by mathematicians, engineers, and scientists to perform symbolic and numerical computing tasks.

Mathematica

A software package used by engineers, economists, mathematicians, and scientists to perform a range of specific technical computing tasks.

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MATLAB

A software package used to perform a range of specific technical computing tasks, including matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, and the creation of user interfaces.

Microsoft Office 365

A suite of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and email software that is available for free to Tufts students, faculty, and staff.

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Microsoft Project

Project management and collaboration tool that integrates with other Microsoft products.

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Microsoft Visio

Create versatile diagrams that simplify complex information.

Microsoft Windows Upgrade
Windows 10

Faculty and staff can purchase a Microsoft Windows Upgrade at a discount for installation on personally-owned computers.

NVivo

Analyze qualitative, unstructured data and share your findings.

Parallels Workstation

Simultaneously run multiple operating systems on a Windows or Linux computer.

Prism

Provides scientific graphing, nonlinear regression, understandable statistics, and data organization.

Qualtrics

A web-based tool for creating and conducting online surveys. (Similar to SurveyMonkey, Google Forms)

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RefWorks

Manage citations and format bibliographies in scholarly and research papers.       

Room Reservations

Find, reserve, or manage spaces on the Medford and Boston campuses.

SAS

Statistical software package used for predictive and descriptive modeling, data mining, text analytics, forecasting and simulation, experimental design, and more.

SecureCRT

Terminal emulation for Windows computers that provides secure, encrypted login and data transfer.

SigmaPlot

Scientific graphing and data analysis platform for engineers and scientists.

SIMULIA Abaqus FEA

Provides solutions for non-linear problems, large-scale linear dynamics applications, and routine design simulations.

SPSS

An extensive statistical software package that includes statistical graphics, data mining capabilities, and many additional modules.

Stata

Integrated statistical software package that provides facilities for data analysis, data management, and graphics.

Student Information System (SIS)

Provides students with course registration, course catalogs and schedules, financial aid information, grades and transcripts, and more.

Tableau

Analytics and data visualization in a web-based interface.

Tecplot 360

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Numerical Simulation and Visualization software used to analyze complex data, arrange multiple layouts, and plot and animate data.

Trunk

Collaborative learning environment that provides a platform for course content, project sites, portfolios, and course evaluations.

Tufts Learning Center

Access online and in-person training opportunities for staff and faculty.

Tufts Marketplace

An online procurement system designed to simplify ordering and paying for goods and services.

TuftsProjects

Plan projects and manage portfolios online. (Similar to: Liquid Planner, BaseCamp, Trello, Microsoft Project)

TurnItIn

Check academic work for plagiarism and incorrect citations.

TUSK

The Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase is a dynamic multimedia knowledge management system supporting teaching and learning at Tufts' health sciences schools.

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

Two-factor authentication (2FA) adds a second level of verification when you log into designated Tufts websites and online services. This added layer of security is provided by Duo Security.

Visual Understanding Environment (VUE)

Organize and visualize interconnected information with this concept mapping application.

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VMWare

Run multiple operating systems or applications on the same computer.

VPN (Remote Network Access)

Creates a secure and private connection to the Tufts network from off-campus locations.

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WebEx

Host and attend audio and video conferences, presentations, and meetings. (Similar to Skype, Google Hangouts, GoToMeeting, Adobe Connect)

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WiFi at Partner Institutions (Eduroam)

Provides Internet access to Tufts students, faculty, and staff at participating institutions worldwide.

Wikis

Create private collaborative websites that can be edited and maintained online by multiple users (Similar to: Wikipedia). Wikis can be made publicly accessibly but are best used for internal collaborations.

WordPress

Create simple websites—ideal for blogs, portfolios, and projects. (Similar to: Drupal, Google Sites, Medium, Squarespace)

XSEDE

Get access to the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) high-performance computing services, resources, and accounts.