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A simple to use web-based survey tool to conduct survey research, evaluations and other data collection activities.

Please use the Request Qualtrics button below to request a free Qualtrics license from UMass IT. 

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A software that is designed to help you organize, analyze and find insights in unstructured, or qualitative data.

If you are a graduate student, faculty or staff member in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, you can use the Request NVivo button below to request your free 2023-2024 NVivo license code. Codes for NVivo 12 and NVivo 14 are available. Once you submit the request you should have your license codes in a few minutes. Request NVivo About NVivo

You can also request an NVivo license code by contacting UMass IT at UMass IT Software. Licenses are free for all UMass graduate students, faculty and staff. 

Join us for Software Consulting and Workshops.

ISSR provides free consulting and workshops on data management and analysis in Stata, NVivo, R, SPSS, and SAS.
Check our methodology training opportunities ›

In our digitized and data-rich world, the sophisticated use of computational resources is ubiquitous in both qualitative and quantitative social science research methods. The Institute for Social Science Research supports excellence in social science research by providing 11 laptops that are available for use during our semester and summer workshops in E20 Machmer Hall.

Here is what's installed on our laptops.

R | Stata | SAS | SPSS | ArcGIS | NVivo 12


Contact ISSR Director of Methodology Programs Jessica Pearlman with any questions: