Software for Research Knowledge Base

This is a list of some popular tools available for researchers.  Some follow the Software-as-a-Service model, and can be used from most computers with a web browser, while some require installation on a machine.  For a more comprehensive list, please visit https://rc.dartmouth.edu/index.php/available-software/  Please contact us with questions at https://rc.dartmouth.edu/index.php/contact-us/ . 

To use software on our high-performance computers (Andes, Polaris or Discovery), please visit https://rc.dartmouth.edu/ and click "Request an account" to get started, and for instructions on signing in to the machines, see https://services.dartmouth.edu/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=64641

Software-as-a-Service, Software on HPC systems, Software for Download and Install

Software as a Service (in-browser)

We have a variety of tools available online that follow the Software-as-a-Service model, and can be used from most computers with a web browser:

Name

Description

URL

Access

Existing doc/KB

Qualtrics

Survey platform

dartmouth.qualtrics.com

NetID / Single sign on (SSO)

https://services.dartmouth.edu/TDClient/1806/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=64633

RC-DB

Research MySQLdatabase

rc-db.dartmouth.edu/rcPMA

VPN/campus, SSO + MySQLaccount

https://rc.dartmouth.edu/index.php/hrf_faq/accessing-your-research-mysql-database/

Google Colab

Python Notebooks platform

colab.research.google.com

SSO (GSuite)

https://services.dartmouth.edu/TDClient/1806/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=74078

GIT

Source code versioning  

git.dartmouth.edu

SSO

https://services.dartmouth.edu/TDClient/1806/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=70777

CommunityForce

Scholarship/application portal

dartmouth.communityforce.com

SSO+email self submit

Please contact research.computing@dartmouth.edu

ArcGIS Online

Geographic Information System

dartmouth.maps.arcgis.com

SSO

https://services.dartmouth.edu/TDClient/1806/Portal/Requests/ServiceDet?ID=31692

Google MyMaps

Online mapping

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/?hl=en

SSO (GSuite)

https://services.dartmouth.edu/TDClient/1806/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=75011

Matlab Online

Online numerical computing environment

https://www.mathworks.com/products/matlab-online.html

SSO

https://services.dartmouth.edu/TDClient/1806/Portal/KB/Edit?ID=99549

Software on High-Performance Computing machines (Andes, Polaris, Discovery)

Matlab Scientic Computing software

R  Statistical Software, Graphics, Visualizations (Andes, Polaris and Discovery) 

SAS Statistical Software  

STATA Statistical Software (Andes and Discovery) 

LaTex Scientific document publication and typsetting tool (Andes, Polaris and Discovery)

Software for Download and Install

Matlab is available for Macs, Windows PC's and Linux.  It is also installed on our high-performance computers, Andes, Polaris and Discovery.  For local installs, see https://caligari.dartmouth.edu/downloads/matlab/Matlab-Downloads.html 

R is available for Macs, Windows and Linux.  It is also installed on our high performance computers, Andes, Polaris and Discovery (Statistical Software, Graphics, Visualizations) For local installs, see  https://www.r-project.org/ and https://rstudio.com/products/rstudio/ 

SAS is available for Macs, Windows and Linux.  It is also installed on our high performance computers, Andes, Polaris and Discovery (Statistical Software)  For local installs see https://rcweb.dartmouth.edu/downloads/sas/ 

STATA is available for Macs, Windows and Linux.  It is also installed on Andes and Discovery (Statistical Software)  For local installs see https://services.dartmouth.edu/TDClient/1806/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=64632

LaTex is available for Macs, Windows and Linux.  It is also installed on Andes, Polaris and Discovery  (Scientific document publication and typsetting tool) 

ArcGIS Desktop is available to download and install on PC's.  (Geospatial analysis tools, Geographic Information System)  For local installs, see  https://rcweb.dartmouth.edu/downloads/esri/ 

For questions, contact us by submitting a ticket or email research.computing@dartmouth.edu or help@dartmouth.edu 

More resources at Dartmouth College: 

Click for Additional Remote and Online Resources at Dartmouth College Library

Link to Dartmouth College Teach Remote Site

Launching software from Andes, Polaris  (Note: you'll need an account, see above, and an "ssh" terminal window such as Terminal, MobaXterm, or GitBash) 

From your SSH terminal's $ prompt, first log in:  

        ssh netid@andes.dartmouth.edu

        Enter your password:

Then load the software you'd like to use: 

       module load R

       module load stata 

SSH Terminal Window Clients

Gitbash  https://git-scm.com/downloads  MobaXterm https://mobaxterm.mobatek.net/

Launching software from Andes, Polaris  (Note: you'll need an account, see above, and an "ssh" terminal window such as Terminal, MobaXterm, or GitBash, and XQuartz software for visual display) See https://services.dartmouth.edu/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=64641  for more details on running research software on our Linux HPC's.  

From your SSH terminal's "$" prompt, first log in:  

        ssh -Y netid@andes.dartmouth.edu

        Enter your password:

Then load the software you'd like to use (matlab, stata, R, etc) by typing the command below at the "$" prompt: 

       $ module load matlab

And then the software name to launch the interactive software in a new terminal X Window. 

       $ matlab ​​​​ 

 

SSH Terminal and X Window Clients

Windows:  Gitbash  https://git-scm.com/downloads  or MobaXterm https://mobaxterm.mobatek.net/

Mac:  use built-in 'Terminal' Unix Shell with XQuartz for terminal window display https://www.xquartz.org/ 

See also https://services.dartmouth.edu/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=64641 

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Article ID: 78488
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