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Software for Digital Scholarship

Information about DiSC-supported software for the collection, processing, analysis or display of numeric, text, or geospatial data


This guide has information about various software and digital tools supported by or used by the Digital Scholarship Center.


Versatile Software: R, Tableau, Excel, OpenRefine

Statistical Software: SPSS, Stata, SAS, JMP, Jamovi, Others

Geospatial Software: ArcGIS, QGIS, Google Earth Pro, CARTO

Qualitative SoftwareNVivo, QDA Miner Suite (WordStat, SimStat), Atlas.ti, Voyant,

Survey Software: Qualtrics, RedCap

Digital Tools: Omeka, Gephi, Stat/Transfer

Utilities for data cleaning and manipulation:

Each software page has information about how to access, and/or purchase a personal copy.
Get information about additional campus computing labs including the Virtual Computing Lab (VCL).

Best Bets

Best Resources for each topic

Software Most Generally Useful Resource
SPSS Depends, see annotations on our SPSS Page
Stata Stata for Researchers by Social Science Computing Cooperative 
SAS The Little SAS Book by Lora Delwiche; Susan Slaughter 
R Introduction to R by DataCamp 
Tableau Starter Kit by Tableau
Excel Excel by GCF LearnFree 
Qualtrics On-Demand Webinars by Qualtrics
NVivo Getting Started Guides by QSR International