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Software for Staff

A computer purchased with the Windows Operating System through the UL Procurement Office comes with pre-installed software.  This is known as "A Standard UL Supported Image".

Before installing any additional UL licensed software we recommend you consult the IT Install Software Checklist.

Information on Software Available


Maple is a mathematical software tool that combines the world’s most powerful math engine with an interface that makes it extremely to analyse, explore, visualise, and solve mathematical problems.

For instruction on installing Maple, please go to https://ul.topdesk.net and log a call

Office 2016 - Learn More


Endnote

  • Endnote is the standard UL software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references.
  • On a standard UL built machine to install Endnote go to Start\Programs\Install Software\ and right click on Endnote X7 or X8 and select Run as administrator.
  • For non-standard UL-owned machines please (Windows and Macs) please contact the Glucksman Library via Ask Us/Tell Us (http://www.ul.ie/library/use-library/ask-us-tell-us) for the installation files and Product Key.

Our licence for EndNote X8 only allows the software to be installed on UL owned computers or Macs, and not on any machine that is personally owned, even if that person is employed by UL.


SPSS

  • SPSS is the standard UL software tool for statistical analysis of data.
  • On a standard UL built machine to install SPSS go to Start\Programs\Install Software.
  • There are two versions of OS, you will need to determine which one you need by knowing the OS version you are running on your machine, please refer to the Install Software Checklist.
  • For home or non-standard machine please refer to Software available for home PC
  • If you are installing SPSS in a UL supported laptop you need to install the software as if it was a home laptop .  If SPSS is installed on a laptop from Start\Programs\Install Software the program will not run when you have the laptop off the UL network. Refer to Software available for home PC to get SPSS installed on a UL Laptop.​

NVivo

  • NVivo is the standard UL software tool for qualitative and mixed methods research.
  • On a standard UL built machine to install NVivo go to Start\Programs\Install Software\NVivo 11

MATLAB

  • MATLAB is a fourth-generation programming language and numerical analysis environment
  • On a standard UL built machine to install SPSS go to Start\Programs\Install Software.
  • There are two versions of OS, you will need to determine which one you need by knowing the OS version you are running on your machine, please refer to the Install Software Checklist.​

FortiClient

  • Forticlient is the standard VPN client software that is needed to connect to the UL network from home.  You need this software to use Management and Administration software from home (Agresso, CORE)
  • Instructions to install FortiClient - Accessing UL IT from home.   For further help contact the Service Desk 

Minitab

Preparing your data for analysis to delivering sound results, Minitab provides the tools you need to transform your data into solutions. Minitab provides you with smart data import, seamless data manipulation, automatic graph updating and effortless presentations. For the licence file please contact the ITD service desk.

Software is available for loan from the Library Information Desk.  This desk is situated beside the ITSS Helpdesk, located on the ground floor of the library, directly across from the entrance gates.

SPSS

How do I download Matlab?

  • Click here to go to the Matlab website
  • Create your Matlab Account
  • Login to your Matlab Account and download the version you need.

Microsoft Office 2016

  • For non UL licensed software that you require such as Visio, Adobe Professional etc. please contact Micromail.  Micromail is our preferred software supplier for educational software.
  • Email:info@micromail.ie
    • Cork Contact No. :021 4515590

Software installed on LAB PC’s and Teaching Spaces

Software on ITD build

Office 2016 - Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, Outlook, Skype for Business
Microsoft Project

Adobe Reader

Jave8

Kaspersky Virus Scan

Audacity – FFm peg, LAME

VLC

QuickTime 7
Flashplayer

Shockwave

Windows Media Centre

Realplayer 16

Win 7 codecs

Cute PDF writer

Sometimes you may need to transmit a file larger than the email limits to a colleague in another institution. Some of the free services enable you to do this (such as Live Messenger) but even these services have limits on the size of file you may send (50mb for Live Messenger).  HEAnet (the national network provider) has a service that enables you transmit very large files https://filesender.heanet.ie/