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UNCG is working with UNC Chapel Hill to expand availability of their high performance computing (HPC) resources to UNCG. These are resources that can be used for computationally intensive research and instructional needs. UNCG faculty, research staff, graduate students, technology support staff and others interested in high performance computing  are invited to an Interest Meeting [Read More]

In response to faculty and student interest, Information Technology Services (ITS) has negotiated terms of service for UNCG use of Dedoose qualitative data analysis (QDA) software. As a web-based package, benefits of Dedoose include access from any location and support for simultaneous coding of project data by multiple team members. The new contract enables use [Read More]

In 2015, Information Technology Services (ITS) worked with faculty and graduate students to evaluate several qualitative data analysis (QDA) products as part of a Qualitative Data Analysis Product Study. The study recommended removal of NVivo from UNCG’s network in favor of alternatives better suited to current research and instructional needs. To facilitate the transition, the [Read More]

A delay in renewing the IBM SPSS license, due to the ending of the UNC system consortium license agreement, had caused license expiration warnings for some clients. Because there is a 30-day “grace period,” the software will continue to function after September 30. The license agreement has now been renewed and clients should no longer [Read More]

Effective July 2016, Information Technology Services (ITS) will not renew licenses for Systat (statistical) and Maple (mathematical) software on the UNCG network. Over time, use of these products has been replaced by other software, such as SPSS and SAS replacing Systat, and Matlab and Mathematica replacing Maple. Today, only a handful of researchers use UNCG [Read More]