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By crunchbase
For Select Individuals and Groups
Crunchbase is a database that collects and stores a wide range of data on firms. It is an expansive database that collects information on company performance, spending, income, cost, etc. and also on investor-side data. With its unmatched collection on hard to get data on private companies, this type of data is priceless for entrepreneurship researchers. It will prove a useful tool for research on entrepreneurs taking their businesses from private to public. Crunchbase Pro is the upgraded version of the service that allows for the exportation of data for up to 5,000 companies a month.
JMP Statistical Discovery
By SAS Institute Inc.
For Students, Faculty, Staff

What if you could explore your data to see the story behind the numbers? You can. Created by SAS for statistical discovery, every product in the JMP software suite is visual and interactive, comprehensive and extendible. No matter what your field, we have a product that will help you connect with your data - whether you are new to statistical analysis or are a seasoned statistician.

For additional information, please refer to: JMP Statistical Discovery: LSU Overview.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING LICENSING OF JMP:

The license file is included within the JMP files provided here. Be sure to read through our documentation regarding installation and activation of JMP for further instruction.

Maple Windows, Mac, Linux
Maple
By Maplesoft
For Faculty, Staff

The ultimate productivity tool for solving mathematical problems and creating interactive technical applications. For additional information, please refer to: Maple: LSU Overview.

Approved based on use-case. Faculty/staff utilizing the product should be advised to create output in the most accessible manner possible.

If students are being required to utilize the program, the faculty member should provide information and a point-of-contact in the event a student experiences a barrier due to a disability.

MathCAD Windows
By Tristar
For Select Individuals and Groups
PTC Mathcad has all your engineering notebook’s ease-of-use and familiarity with live mathematical notation and units intelligence. Most importantly, the calculation capabilities produce far more accurate results than a spreadsheet can provide. Using PTC Mathcad’s rich array of mathematical functionality, you can document your most critical engineering calculations as easily as you can write them using rich formatting options alongside plots, text, and images in a single, professionally formatted document. No one needs specialized skills to create or observe PTC Mathcad data.
Mathematica for Faculty & Staff
By Wolfram
For Select Individuals and Groups

From simple calculator operations to large-scale programming and interactive-document preparation, Mathematica is the tool of choice at the frontiers of scientific research, in engineering analysis and modeling, in technical education from high school to graduate school, and wherever quantitative methods are used.

For additional information, please refer to: Mathematica: LSU Overview.

If you need the latest software and it is not listed here, please visit your Wolfram User Portal.

If you are running MacOS Mojave or greater you may receive an error message regarding the disk image being "damaged". If so, please see the following link for assistance: Tigerware Downloads are "damaged and can't be opened"

If an employee experiences a barrier due to a disability, please contact your supervisor.  

Mathematica for Lab Use Windows, Mac, Linux
Mathematica for Lab Use
By Wolfram
For Select Individuals and Groups

From simple calculator operations to large-scale programming and interactive-document preparation, Mathematica is the tool of choice at the frontiers of scientific research, in engineering analysis and modeling, in technical education from high school to graduate school, and wherever quantitative methods are used.

For additional information, please refer to: Mathematica: LSU Overview.

If an employee experiences a barrier due to a disability, please contact your supervisor.  If a student experiences a barrier due to a disability, please contact Disability Services.

Mathematica for Student Use Windows, Mac, Linux
Mathematica for Student Use
By Wolfram
For Students, Faculty, Staff

From simple calculator operations to large-scale programming and interactive-document preparation, Mathematica is the tool of choice at the frontiers of scientific research, in engineering analysis and modeling, in technical education from high school to graduate school, and wherever quantitative methods are used.

For additional information, please refer to: Mathematica: LSU Overview.

If a student experiences a barrier due to a disability, please contact Disability Services.

MathType Windows
By Wiris
For Select Individuals and Groups
MathType is a software application created by Design Science that allows the creation of mathematical notation for inclusion in desktop and web applications.
MATLAB Windows, Mac, Linux
MATLAB
By MathWorks
For Students, Faculty

MATLAB is a numerical computing environment and programming language. Created by The MathWorks, MATLAB allows easy matrix manipulation, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs in other languages. Although it specializes in numerical computing, an optional toolbox interfaces with the Maple symbolic engine, allowing it to be part of a full computer algebra system.

Students can use the software via VLAB and can download directly via the MatLab website using the following instructions: MatLab: Create a New Account or Sign In

Faculty, Staff, and Students can also access the software in on-campus Public Access Computer labs, in the LSU Library.

For additional information and how to access, see: MatLab: LSU Overview.

SageMath Windows, Mac, Linux
SageMath
By Sage
For Everybody

SageMath is free open source math software that supports research and teaching in algebra, geometry, number theory, cryptography, numerical computation, and related areas.

SAS Windows, Linux
SAS
By SAS Institute Inc.
For Students, Faculty, Staff

SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market.

For additional information regarding this software, please see this GROK article: SAS: LSU Overview.

SPSS AMOS Windows
SPSS AMOS
By IBM
For Faculty, Staff

SPSS AMOS (Analysis of Moment Structures) is an add-on module for SPSS. It is designed primarily for structural equation modeling, path analysis, and covariance structure modeling, though it may be used to perform linear regression analysis and ANOVA and ANCOVA. It features an intuitive graphical interface that allows the analyst to specify models by drawing them. It also has a built-in bootstrapping routine and superior handling of missing data. It reads data from a number of sources, including MS Excel spreadsheets and SPSS databases.The SPSS software is made available under the Louisiana State University license agreement with SPSS.

For additional information, please refer to: SPSS AMOS: LSU Overview.

SPSS Statistics Windows, Mac, Linux
SPSS Statistics
By IBM
For Faculty, Staff

SPSS is a modular, tightly integrated, full-featured product line for the analytical process-planning, data collecting, data access, data management and preparation, data analysis, reporting, and deployment. The SPSS software is made available under the Louisiana State University license agreement with SPSS.

For additional information, please see: SPSS Statistics: LSU Overview.

Students

Faculty/Staff

The IBM SPSS Statistics 28 desktop software is not supported on Linux operating systems. For more information, see Supported Platforms for IBM SPSS Statistics 28.0 and the latest SPSS Statistics Subscription.

Stata Windows, Mac, Linux
Stata
By Stata
For Everybody

Stata is a complete, integrated statistical package that provides everything you need for data analysis, data management, and graphics.

For additional information regarding this software, please see this GROK article: Stata: LSU Overview.