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New e-Learning Benefit for SAS Users!

A new e-Learning benefit has been added to SAS software subscriptions sold through the ITS Software Store. The new benefit provides access to five self-paced courses: • SAS Programming Introduction: Basic Concepts • Advanced SAS Programming • SAS Programming 1: Essentials • SAS Programming 2: Data Manipulation Technologies • Querying, Reporting, and Analyzing Data Using…

Posted by on December 11, 2009 in Blog

Windows 7 Pro Discount for Vandy Employees and Students

Vanderbilt employees and students qualify for a 77% discount off the Microsoft Store’s price for Windows 7 Professional Upgrade (32-bit and 64-bit) through the ITS Software Store. Use your discount by shopping at

Posted by on November 18, 2009 in Blog

SPSS 18 Available

SPSS PASW 18 for Windows (including Windows 7) and Macintosh (including Snow Leopard) is available through the ITS Software Store. Current SPSS subscribers may download 18 for free by logging into the Software Store at and clicking on “My Software” . See and for information on system requirements and new features. Features…

Posted by on November 12, 2009 in Blog

ScienceSlides Available through ITS Software Store

ScienceSlides has been added to the ITS Software Store per request by the Medical Center. ScienceSlides may be used to enhance PowerPoint presentations. It features an object and slide library and slide templates for disciplines such as biochemistry, pharmacology, signaling, biology, methods, botany, molecular pathology, medicinal chemistry and nutrition. • Eligibility: Vanderbilt University and Medical…

Posted by on November 12, 2009 in Blog

SPSS 17 Lacks Support for Windows 7 and Snow Leopard

SPSS 17 does not support Windows 7 or Snow Leopard (, Version 18 does support these operating systems. SPSS, Inc. estimates it will ship version 18 to Vanderbilt sometime during the second half of October. Version 18 will be a free upgrade to current subscribers. Please contact if you need additional information.

Posted by on October 6, 2009 in Blog

Free Online Mathematica Seminars

Wolfram Research provides free online Mathematica related seminars to the education community. The 30-60 minute seminars are presented by senior Wolfram Research technical staff, provide an easy way to learn from Mathematica experts, and include live Q&A. Seminars scheduled for October 2009 include: • Applied Parallel Computation with Mathematica • A Brief Overview of Mathematica…

Posted by on October 6, 2009 in Blog

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Available

Windows 7 Ultimate Upgrade 64-bit, in addition to Ultimate Upgrade 32-bit, is now available for sale to students and employees for personal use through the ITS Software Store. Each order includes one license and one media kit. Ultimate is the most feature-rich version of Windows 7, and includes BitLocker for protecting data against loss or…

Posted by on September 29, 2009 in Blog

Endnote X3 for Students and Employees

For several years, the ITS Software Store has offered departments a large discount off academic retail pricing for Endnote and Reference Manager. Now, we’ve negotiated an agreement with the manufacturer that enables us to offer the same discount to employees and students. Start saving by shopping at

Posted by on September 28, 2009 in Blog

Get PowerISO 4.5 for Free through the Software Store

PowerISO v4.5 is available to the Vanderbilt community for free. Employees and students may install on their home computers and departments can install on Vanderbilt owned systems. Version 4.5 supports Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Windows7 along with the 64-bit versions of Windows XP/2003/Vista/Windows7. The software can be used to: • Open and extract files from ISO files •…

Posted by on September 23, 2009 in Blog

Free On-Site TOAD Demonstration

Quest Software is providing a free on-site demonstration of its TOAD software to Vanderbilt’s Database Administrator and Developer community. Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 5 p.m. CST Location: Room 238 Hill Center (1231 18th Avenue South) Agenda: 2:00 p.m. – Introduction to Quest Representatives 2:05 p.m. – Quest Overview, Introduction to…

Posted by on September 21, 2009 in Blog

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