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Software and Applications currently in use by Duquesne University

... for STUDENTS

(staff and faculty applications are listed below)

FREE Software

Box: Secure cloud storage and collaboration solution

EndNote: Software tool used to manage bibliographies and references when writing articles and essays

Gartner:  Research tool for information technology analysis

Go To Meeting:  Mobile app for web conferencing

JMP: Statistical software package developed to explore data visually

Microsoft Office 2016

Qualtrics: Web-based survey tool used to conduct survey research, evalutaions and other data collection activities.

SAS: Statistical software

SPSS: Statistical software for alanyzing data and running statistical tests

Academic Applications

APA Style Central:  Cloud-based learning, writing, research, and publishing solution developed for academic institutions

Blackboard:  Web based course management system.   Available through DORI.

Bb Student:  Mobile app for student access to Blackboard

Exam Soft: Secure, comprehensive testing site.  Available through Exam Soft portal with active login.

Go To Training:  Virtual classroom software

Mirror Op:  Remote WiFi desktop sharing application for Android and PC devices

Nearpod:  Mobile app for classroom participation and audience response surveys and assessment.  Or Visit the Help Tab within Blackboard, then select the Communication Tools subtab

Print Manager:  On campus wireless printing

Respondus Lockdown Browser:   Mobile app for locking down Blackboard tests (ipad only)

SES:  Student Evalution Survey of faculty performance.  Available in Blackboard and via email link from DUQ Survey (bbsurvey@duq.edu).

Starfish:  On-line appointment scheduler and early intervention system for academic advisors.  Available in Blackboad.

Voice Thread:  Mobile app for a  collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in various ways.  Or visit the Help Tab within Blackboard, then select Student subtab.

Services Apps

Big Interview:  On-line interviewing platform to prepare for interviews

Campus Link:  Web-based depository of campus events, orgranizations and news articles for students

Candid Career:  Resource on interviewing and job search skills

Careers by Simplicity: Mobile app for searching and applying for jobs

Career Shift: Up to date job boards and company postings

CORQ:  Mobile app for campus events and student group information

Duq Career Link: Online job board and event management system

Food U (Parkhurst):  Mobile app for Parkhurst food service info: Find campus dining spots, menus, hours of operation

Imaging Pittsburgh:  Resource that provides local career opportunities

Internships.com:  Resource for internship opportunities

My College Bookstore (Barnes & Noble):  Mobile app for ordering books and checking book rental status

PNC Bank Virtual Wallet:  Mobile app for banking

Teamwork Online:   Resource of job and internship listings in sports organizations and many career fileds.  When completing your profile, indicate "sport" in your major to utilize the system (i.e. sport-accounting).

 Zipcar:  Mobile app for finding, booking and unlocking a rental car

Administrative Applications

Banner: Comprehensive resource system that contains information on courses, students, faculty, staff and alumni. Includes information on financial aid, finance, and human resources. Available through DORI.

Duquesne U:  Mobile app for viewing class schedules, grades, DU news, and social media

eAccounts:  Mobile app for meal plan, FLEX, Plus and DU dollars balances

Communications

DORI:  Duquesne on-line information portal

DU Daily:  Internal communication for university events and notices

DU Times: Internal publication of noteworthy univeristy news

Emergency Alert Notifications: Emergency text alert system.  Configured through Multipass.


... for FACULTY and STAFF

FREE Software

see Free software listing above

Academic Applications

Blackboard: Web based course management system. Available through DORI.

Easy Interactive Tools:  Free software for writeable monitors that enables navigation, annotation and interaction with computer content.  Available on classroom desktop computers.

Go To Training: Virtual classroom software

Mirror Op:  Remote WiFi desktop sharing application for Android and PC devices

My Mediasite:  Desktop recording software.  Available in Blackboard, under Blackboard Help - Communication Tools subtab.

Nearpod:  Presentation and assessment tool for interactive classroom activities.  Available in Blackboard, under Blackboard Help - Communication Tools subtab.

Respondus Lockdown Browser:  App for locking down Blackboard tests (ipad only)

Starfish:  On-line appointment scheduler and early intervention system for academic advisors.  Available in Blackboard.

Voice Thread:  A a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in various ways. Visit the Help Tab within Blackboard, then select the Communication Tools.

Service Apps

Dell SonicWall VPN Client:  Remote user secure access to Duquesne network.  Click Start Menu, type Software Center.

Interfolio Dossier:  On-line depository for scholarly organization

Interfolio Faculty Search:  On-line hiring process

Interfolio Letters:  Place to submit requested letters of recommendations from colleagues

Interfolio Review, Tenure and Promotion:  On-line tools for addressing the full scope of promotion and tenure

Lytle EAP:  Employee Assistance Program

My Lead:  Duquesne's professional development and training site

Sedona:  Self service research database for faulty to maintain their scholarship activity.  In DORI, under Academic Affairs.

Administrative Applications

25 Live:  Event scheduling and space management system

AV Tracker:  Database of university spaces including photos and AV equipment

Banner:  Comprehensive ERP system that contains information on courses, students, faculty, staff and alumni and includes information on financial aid, finance, and human resources.  Available in DORI.

Chrome River:  Pcard and business expense management system.  In DORI, under Home Tab.

Cornerstone:  Web-based staff performance review system.  In DORI, under the Employee - Staff Performance Management tabs.

Famis:  Facilities Management work order system

Footprints:  Ticketing SAS for CTS Help Desk, fiscal transfers, SPA submissions. 

Ingeniux:  Webpage design/management software

Unimarket:  On-line procurement processing system.  In DORI, under Home Tab.

Weave Online:  Web-based assessment software for tracking student learning outcomes and institutional effectiveness.  In DORI, under Academic Affairs.

Communications

DORI: Duquesne on-line information portal

DU Daily: Internal communication for university events and notices

DU Times: Internal publication of noteworthy univeristy news

Emergency Alert Notifications: Emergency text alert system. Configured through Multipass.