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.  (In DORI, under Campus Resources, click Gartner.com - IT Research)

JMP: Statistical software package developed to explore data visually

Microsoft Office 2019

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

Zoom:  A web conferencing solution for collaborating outside the classroom including digital office hours, video calls and remote meetings.

Academic Applications

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

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

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

Nearpod:  Mobile app for classroom participation and audience response surveys and assessment. 

Lab Print:  On campus wireless printing

Respondus Lockdown Browser:   Browser that locks down the testing environment

SES:  Student Evalution Survey of faculty performance.

Starfish:  On-line appointment scheduler and student retention system for faculty, advisors, student support staff and students.  Available through DORI.

VoiceThread:  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. 

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

Career Shift: Up to date job boards and company postings

CORQ:  Mobile app for campus events and student group information

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

Handshake: Online job board and event management system

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

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

CamtasiaSoftware suite for creating video tutorials and presentations via screencast or direcct recording plug-in to PowerPoint.  Contact Educational Technology, 412-396-5625.

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

My Mediasite:  Desktop recording software.  

Nearpod:  Presentation and assessment tool for interactive classroom activities. 

Respondus Lockdown Browser:  Browser that locks down the testing environment

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

VoiceThread:  A a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in various ways. 

 

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

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

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 IT Service Desk, fiscal transfers, SPA submissions. 

Ingeniux:  Webpage design/management software

OCTAVE:  Database of university classrooms including 360 degree photos and AV equipment

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.

****Additional university software supported by CTS can be found in their Software Catalog