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The EndNote program, developed by Thomson Reuters, is used by researchers, scholarly writers, students, and librarians to search online bibliographic databases, organize their references, images and PDFs in any language, and create bibliographies and figure lists instantly. EndNote runs on both Windows and Macintosh.


ArcGIS Pro is ESRI’s latest, addition to the ArcGIS collection of desktop software. ArcGIS Pro offers a contemporary design with greater 3D visualization and enhanced integration with ArcGIS Online. Those new to GIS desktop software will likely want to start their GIS learning with ArcGIS Pro. Current ArcGIS desktop users (ArcMap users) should think about transitioning to ArcGIS Pro as time and needs dictate. Currently ESRI plans to continue parallel development of both ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap for the next few years. Getting started information about ArcGIS Pro is available at


 MATLAB and Simulink are computational software environments used to perform a variety of computational tasks such as in engineering, science, mathematics, statistics and finance. The UT system-wide Total Academic Headcount (TAH) license includes MATLAB, Simulink, and most of the toolboxes listed on the company product page. The toolboxes are collections of functions for solving particular classes of problems, such as signal processing, image processing, control systems, curve fitting, etc. Simulink and the toolboxes require MATLAB.

Nvivo QSR International

Nvivo 1.0 is a software package from QSR International that provides computer-assisted qualitative data analysis. The package allows you to collect, organize, and analyze a variety of data types, including text, audio, video, surveys, and social media data. Nvivo 1.0 also has powerful search, query, and visualization tools that allow you to thoroughly examine and explore your data. More information about the suite of Nvivo 1.0 products can be found at


SAS is a powerful program that does both statistics and data graphics. The binary for SAS is now freely distributed from the OIT Software Download Website under Downloads with an active license that is valid until May 14, 2021.


IBM makes a variety of research software packages, many of which we license for use by students, faculty and staff at The University of Tennessee. The IBM SPSS Statistics program itself is a powerful, yet easy-to-use program that does both statistics and data graphics.


Stata is a general purpose software package for statistics, data management, and graphics. Stata offers the flexibility to analyze data using either the programming language or its graphical user interface. Stata is designed to be easily extendable and there are hundreds of free plugins available through various internet repositories. Stata is particularly strong in time series, panel data, and the analysis of complex, non-random samples. Its data must fit into your computer’s main memory, limiting the amount of data it can handle. To learn how to use this software, visit StataCorp’s official YouTube channel at

Wolfram Research, Inc.’s Mathematica

Mathematica, developed by Wolfram Research, Inc. (WRI), is computational software used in science, engineering, finance and other areas of computing that require mathematics.

Respondus LockDown Browser

LockDown browser is used for taking tests online in a controlled environment. Open the browser and go to the Canvas Login page. You can not access any other web browsers until the assignment you are using LockDown Browser for is complete.

Office 365 ProPlus

Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus includes:

  • The full version of Microsoft Office for five devices (PC, Mac, and mobile device)
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,
  • Windows Only: Access, Publisher
  • Office for mobile devices, including iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone
  • Note: OneNote is available at no cost through the Windows Store and Mac App Store.
  • Microsoft Office Apps Online: Save your files to OneDrive and access them with the Online Office Apps, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Visio and Project: Visio Online and Project Online are available as part of Microsoft 365 Apps. Faculty and staff may purchase the full version of Visio Pro and Microsoft Project.


The Kaltura Capture desktop recorder enables easy video creation anywhere by anyone. Kaltura Capture has a simple user interface, requiring only one click to record, without a complex setup or a lengthy learning curve. Kaltura Capture is supported on both Windows and Mac. You can record two camera inputs at once, two screens, or a camera and a screen. Kaltura Capture automatically uploads new videos into the Kaltura MediaSpace video portal or Kaltura integrations with Learning and Content Management Systems. 

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud provides apps, web services, and resources for all your creative projects — photography, graphic design, video editing, UX design, drawing and painting, social media, and more. Creative Cloud, Captivate, and Presenter are included in the Adobe contract.  Licensing for all three is based on specific, named users, and requires UT to assign licenses to a specific employee for all products.

Zoom Pro

Zoom, a cloud-based technology, allows faculty, staff, and students to have high-quality interaction in real time from their computers and mobile devices. Zoom’s web-based conferencing uses high-quality video and audio and is accessible on MacOS, Windows, iOS, and Android mobile devices. Zoom also includes telephone bridging (not toll free), so you can bring in participants via telephone as well. The Zoom recording feature will allow you to save a session for future reference and/or send it to those who are unable to attend.

Power BI Pro

“The Power BI service is a cloud-based business analytics service that enables anyone to visualize and analyze data with greater speed, efficiency, and understanding. It connects users to a broad range of cloud-based and on-premises data through easy-to-use dashboards, interactive reports, and compelling visualizations that bring data to life. Power BI Pro is an individual user license that allows access to all content and capabilities in the Power BI service. You can even share content and collaborate with other Pro users. Only Pro users can publish content to other workspaces, share dashboards, and subscribe to dashboards and reports.” (via Microsoft)