Free & Discounted Commercial Software

Software Packages from UNL

“UNL is offering Software modules or packages to our faculty, researchers, staff and students at a discounted price. Software packages like MATLAB, SAS, SPSS, Adobe Professional and many more. Please visit the following link for UNL Software Catalog and search for what you are looking for.”

http://itprocurement.unl.edu/software-catalog

Departmental Academic Software Programs

Microsoft, VMware, IBM, Oracle, and others offer several useful software tools and packages for education and research for little or no cost.

OnTheHub:

http://onthehub.com/search/higher-ed

Microsoft's Imagine Program:

https://imagine.microsoft.com/en-us/catalog

Free software offerings at no charge from Microsoft:

http://www.microsoft.com/education/en-us/faculty/Pages/free-software.aspx 

VMware's Academic Program:

http://labs.vmware.com/academic/licensing-overview

IBM Academic Initiative:

http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/university/academic/pub/page/academic_initiative

Most of the software offered is free. 

Oracle Academic Program:

Oracle Database Enterprise Edition is free for institutions of higher education.

http://www.oracle.com/us/downloads/index.html 

OnTheHub Network:

This site offers free or discounted software from a variety of vendors to faculty, students, and staff at institutions of higher education.

http://onthehub.com/download/

If you navigate to “Featured Software” tab on top, you will see a menu of all software offerings. 

Software for Super Computer Users:

On the XSEDE (Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment) network, a large selection of software tools and packages is available. These software modules are hosted on XSEDE super computers, which you can use at no cost. The XSEDE infrastructure across the country is funded by large grants from NSF for research and education. UNMC is a member of the XSEDE consortium. Please contact us if you are interested in this program.

Please contact us if you or your department would like to sign up for any of the above programs.