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How to get NVivo (for Stanford authorized users only)

1.  Go to Stanford software licensing’s website:

2. Sign in using your SUNET ID.

3. Click on the "Software Licensing's web store" link.

4. Click on More Software (red row) – then click on NVivo in the new white row that appears below it.
- Scroll down to where you will see NVivo options
> Choose NVivo (2020 Release) or NVivo 12 (older version)
> Choose Mac or PC version

VPTL Technical Systems launches check-out cluster program

[O]ur team has had to quickly adapt to a fast changing world in the last few weeks.  We’ve been doing our best to meet Stanford faculty and students with their academic software needs.  As a result, we have launched the checkout-cluster program that allows users to use the cluster machines remotely for both macOS and Windows.  We’ve also worked with stakeholders and software vendors to open up the use of a subset of VPTL purchased licenses and VPTL hosted license for Stanford affiliat

From Sherlock (SRCC): On-boarding Session: 10/2/2020 @1pm

We are offering a Sherlock On-boarding session this Friday October 2nd 1-2pm PST. This one hour session will be a brief introduction to Sherlock's layout, scheduler limits, filesystems and some job submission/software installation best practices for new users. So, come by if you are new to Sherlock and/or HPC in general. We will be offering these sessions on a regular basis, so look for more announcements soon.

SPSS license error with MacOSX Catalina

If you have not been able to get SPSS to run on Catalina, here's a couple of solutions that may fix your issue. Thanks to the Technical Systems team at the Vice Provost for Technology and Learning (VPTL)!

Detailed instructions at IBM SPSS to fix Error 7001 Symptom 18 - There is no license for IBM SPSS Statistics authorized user:

ICPSR: Latest update for Summer Program course formats

Happy 2020 Summer Program!

Today is the official beginning of the 2020 ICPSR Summer Program! We're so glad that we can offer the program this year, and though we will miss seeing everyone in Ann Arbor or in our off-site locations, we have been working to make this year's program as academically fulfilling as any other with as many networking opportunities as we can arrange in a virtual environment.

CIDR Workshop: Gentle Introduction to AI

This is an interactive workshop to introduce Humanists and Social Scientists  who would like to start exploring AI for their work. While we might take a peek at some computer code, no coding is involved and no prior knowledge of coding is required. You will get to know a typical workflow, review examples for how it might be used, and discuss the implications of models, data and ethical considerations.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


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