Campus Technology Software

Taking Steps for the Future

 

Campus Technology Services (CTS) has purchased the following list of software products for the campus community. They are available for installation on faculty, staff, and/or student machines based on licensing. Please read the descriptions of each piece of software for availability and installation.

Note: These are all 32-bit versions only and not all of these software products are supported for use with Windows 8.

Currently licensed software includes:

 


ArcGIS- Geographic Information System software for building geographic information systems. For more information about this product, please visit the ArcGIS web site.

  • Operating Systems: Windows
  • Current Version: Windows version 9.2
  • Available to: Faculty and Staff, Student use available in CTS general access labs in Snygg Room 6 and 8 only.
  • Installation On: SUNY Oswego computer as well as home personal computer (faculty and staff only)
  • Installation or Upgrade Process: Call the Help Desk at x3456.

 


Draft Builder -  For ANY faculty, staff, registered students taking or teaching classes or providing/ using student services in these buildings: Campus Center, Penfield, Mahar, Snygg (Spring 11 to present).  It assists writers plan what they are going to write about.  It breaks the writing process into three manageable steps: 1) brainstorming, 2) note-taking and 3) writing the first draft. 

 


ChemDrawChemDraw is the industry leader of chemical drawing programs. ChemDraw includes stereochemistry recognition and display, multi-page documents, ChemNMR with spectral display, and Name=Struct for instant structure generation.

  • Operating Systems: Windows and Mac 
  • Available to: Faculty, Staff and Students
  • Installation On: SUNY Oswego computer or personal computer.
  • Installation or Upgrade Process: You can download from the CambridgeSoft vendor download page. Vendor account creation is required, a license code will be emailed to you upon completion.


Collaborate Plan  -  Collaborate Plan enables users to organize and package content and activities before the real-time Collaborate session, automating routine tasks and allowing instructors to focus on delivering material, facilitating interaction, and optimizing the online learning experience.

  • Operating Systems: Windows and Mac OS X
  • Current Version: Windows and Mac version 2.1
  • Available to: Faculty and Staff 
  • Installation On: SUNY Oswego owned or personal computer.
  • Installation or Upgrade Process:  You can download a copy directly from Blackboard.  

 


 

Maple- Used to assist with mathematical problem solving including analyzers, calculators, plots and animators, and statistical analysis. For more information about this product, please visit the Maple website.

  • Operating Systems: Windows and Mac OS X
  • Current Version: Windows version 12, Mac version 12
  • Available to: Faculty and Staff, Student use available in all CTS general access labs.
  • Installation On: SUNY Oswego computer (faculty and staff only)
  • Installation or Upgrade Process: Call the Help Desk at x3456. Note: Maple requires an annual license renewal to continue using the product.




MathematicaMathematica is renowned as the world's ultimate application for computations. But it's much more-it's the only development platform fully integrating computation into complete workflows, moving you seamlessly from initial ideas all the way to deployed individual or enterprise solutions.

    • Operating Systems: Windows and Mac OS X
    • Faculty and staff personally owned machines: Fill out this form to request a home-use license from Wolfram
    • Student personally owned machines: Follow the directions below to download from the Wolfram User Portal.
      • Create an account(New users only)
      • Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
      • Fill out form using a @oswego.edu email address, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
      • Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
      • Request the download and key:
      • Fill out this form to request an Activation Key
      • Click the "Product Summary page" link to access your license
      • Click "Get Downloads" and select "Download" next to your platform
      • Run the installer on your machine, and enter Activation Key at prompt


Microsoft Office for Home Use - Business and productivity software used for documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more.  More information is available on the CTS MS Office site under the Microsoft Campus Agreement.

 


 

Minitab - Software used for mathematical statistics. For more information about this product, please visit the Minitab web site.

 


 

Read Out Loud -  is for ALL students registered in any class on the MAIN SUNY Oswego campus (any current or prior semester, Spring 11 to present). Also available to ANY faculty or staff serving students on MAIN SUNY Oswego campus (Spring 11-Present). It provides accessibility supports for most digital text formats like text-to-speech and study tools that help you read with comprehension.

 


SAS - Business Intelligence software used for business analytics. For more information about this product, please visit the SAS web site.

      • Operating Systems: Windows
      • Current Version: Windows version 9.2
      • Available to: Faculty and Staff, Student use available in CTS general access labs in Mahar, Snygg, and Penfield 24-hour room only.
      • Installation On: SUNY Oswego computers (faculty and staff), student personal computers by appointment.
      • Installation or Upgrade Process: Call the Help Desk at x3456. Note: SAS requires an annual license renewal to constinue using the product.

 


Skillport- Online courses used for professional development and classes. Our catalog includes a wealth of information technology and business related courses ranging from Microsoft Office to customer service, project management, and many more.

      • Operating Systems: Windows
      • Current Version: Not Applicable
      • Available to: Faculty and Staff and Students
      • Installation On: Not applicable. Access is available through the web.
      • Installation or Upgrade Process: Available through the web at http://www.oswego.edu/cts/training/skillport.html

 


SOLO -   is for Curriculum and Instruction (MAIN campus C&I faculty, staff and registered students, (any current or prior semester, Spring 11- present).  It  is a literacy suite of the most popular assistive technology accommodations, including a text reader, graphic organizer, talking word processor, and word prediction.

 


 

Sophos AntiVirus - Software used to assist with preventing viruses and worms from being installed on your machine.

      • Operating Systems: Windows and Mac OS X
      • Current Version: Windows version 9.5, Mac version 9.5
      • Available to: Faculty, Staff, and Students
      • Installation On: SUNY Oswego computer as well as home personal computer
      • Installation or Upgrade Process: Available for download from the CTS Software Downloads page

 


SPSS - A statistical and data management package. For more information about this product, please visit the SPSS web site.

    • Operating Systems: Windows and Mac OS X
    • Current Version: Windows version 21, Mac version 21
    • Available to: Faculty and Staff, Student use available in all CTS general access labs.
    • Installation On: SUNY Oswego computer (faculty and staff only).
    • Installation or Upgrade Process: You can download a copy when you login to our Licensed Software Download Page. Mac users will need to contact the CTS Helpdesk at x3456 for installation assistance.  Note: SPSS requires an annual license renewal to continue using the product.
    • You Must: remove older versions of SPSS.
    • You Must: Disable ANTIVIRUS - Antivirus may interfere with installation and activation of SPSS.
    • You Must: stay connected to the Internet during installation of SPSS or licensing will FAIL.
    • You Must: Right mouse click the file of SPSS that you downloaded and select 'RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR' or licensing of SPSS will fail.
    • You Must: Accept all defaults during the installation. Please do not change where this is extracted or installed or installation will fail.