Group Software Licenses
Site licenses allow Columbia University and CUIMC affiliates to download and utilize several applications for free or at a substantially reduced price. Licenses are managed by several groups on campus, including CUIT, CUIMC IT, and the University Libraries. We have attempted to collect links to available software in a single location for VP&S researchers.
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Columbia University affiliates can download desktop versions of several programs. These group licenses are managed by CUIT (the main campus IT group). Available software includes:
- Microsoft Windows
- Microsoft Office
- Symantec Antivirus
- FTP, SSH
- Other tools
Columbia University affiliates can download several commonly-used applications at a discounted academic rate, including:
- Adobe Creative Cloud
The Columbia University libraries provide free downloads of several applications to manage references and citations:
Free access to electronic lab notebook software for research use is available through a partnership between the Executive Vice President for Research, CUIT, and the libraries.
The Columbia University libraries provide free site licenses for:
- Schrodinger and Pymol
The Microbiology & Immunology Flow Cytometry facility provides a discounted site license for analysis software. Sign up via iLab for:
The Columbia Center for Translational Immunology provides access to an alternative flow cytometry analysis program:
- FCS Express
CUIT and CUIMC IT provide discounted access to several statistical and mathematical tools:
CUIMC provides access to a third-party online survey platform:
- Qualtrics Online Survey Platform
Useful Web Services
Although Columbia does not provide group licenses for the applications listed below, they have been recommended by faculty members for researchers: