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SPSS is a computer program used for statistical analysis in social science. In addition to statistical analysis, data management (case selection, file reshaping, creating derived data) and data documentation (a metadata dictionary is stored in the datafile) are features of the base software.
Licenses for SPSS must be purchased from ITS before we can install the program on Core computers. This is traditionally managed by individual Departments.
SPSS also requires a yearly license renewal (expires at the end of August each year). Activation code and serial number are sent from ITCS Software Licensing:
Here are the steps to activate SPSS that Service Desk can do.
Department of Psychiatry users may be used to having their local device support team purchase this for them.