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Software list

Geospatial

  • Crowdmap Create & Share Interactive Maps Online
  • ESRI ArcGIS 10.1: ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcGlobe & ArcScene
  • GeoCommons + GeoIQ webservice
  • Google Earth
  • GRASS
  • OSGeo4W
  • Quantum

Statistics

  • JMP
  • MicrOsiris
  • R
  • R Studio
  • Sage Research Methods
  • SPSS (IBM)

Visualization

  • Adobe CS6 Design & Web Premium: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat X Pro, Flash Professional, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Bridge & Media Encoder
  • Audacity
  • AutoDesk 2013 Suite: Design Review, Inventor Fusion, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Map 3D,  Raster Design, 3DS Max Design, Inventor View, Showcase, Revit, SketchBook Designer & DWG TrueView
  • BRL – CAD
  • FreeCAD-Cad
  • GIMP
  • Google SketchUp
  • LibreCAD
  • Tableau Public Online

Text Analysis

  • Cytoscape
  • Gephi
  • Google Fusion Tables
  • Graphviz
  • Mathematica (Wolfram/Alpha)
  • NVivo (QSR)
  • Orange Canvas

Programming

  • LabVIEW Software (NI)
  • Python

Research Guide

  • CATMA
  • EndNote
  • LibreOffice: Base, Calc, Draw, Impress, Math & Writer
  • Luna Imaging
  • Mendeley Desktop
  • Microsoft Office: Access, Excel, InfoPath Designer, InfoPath Filler, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, SharePoint, Word
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Zotero Standalone

Contact us

  •     Bruce Pencek
  • Bruce Pencek
  • College Librarian for Social Sciences & History
  • (540) 231-2140
  • (540) 231-2140 (Newman Library 3050 office -- for most purposes)
  • bpencek@vt.edu
  • 3050 Newman Library, 560 Drillfield Drive
    Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001
  • Ed Brooks
  • GIS Specialist
  • 540-231-9225
  • gisdata@vt.edu
  • Newman Library room 2030
    560 Drillfield Drive
    Blacksburg, VA 24061

Port hours

Graduate students and faculty

Sun: 9:00am - 12:00midnight
Mon - Thurs: 7:30am - 12:00midnight
Fri: 7:30am - 8:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 8:00pm

Undergraduates

Sun: 9:00am - 12:00midnight
Mon - Thurs: 7:00pm - 12:00midnight
Sat: 9:00am - 8:00pm

On days when Newman Library is open. Port is not open overnight. Swipe your Hokie Passport for access.


Port computers

  • Use of Port must comply with the Virginia Tech Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Files left on machines may be seen (and changed) by others; personal files and settings can be deleted at any time. Save your work to portable media and/or cloud storage and delete files from computers – protecting your research from loss and theft is your responsibility.
  • Port computers do not all have the same software. Users needing licensed software (nVivo, SPSS) have priority – please accommodate them.

Please respect the privacy, comfort, and needs of others who are here to use Port’s special research and learning opportunities