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To help you through your studies at CSU, the university has put together some great deals on software.
Endnote: used to manage references, insert citations and reference lists in documents, generate reference lists, store documents and annotate stored PDFs. It is invaluable if you are writing lots of essays. Endnote is compatible with MS Word and Mac Pages. The library offers Endnote support and guides.
Office 365: a Microsoft package including Office 2013 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc) plus online storage with OneDrive and Skype minutes. Office 365 is compatible with PCS, Macs, tablets, and phones (including Apple and Android products) and can be installed on up to five different devices.
SOPHOS antivirus software : keep your computer safe from threats when accessing the Internet and transferring files between computers by having installed and up to date Antivirus software, such as SOPHOS antivirus software.
NVivo qualitative data analysis software: designed for qualitative researchers working with text-based and multimedia data needing rich, deep analysis.
SPSS: one of the most widely used programs for statistical analysis in the social sciences. It is particularly good with handling different data formats, and a simple user interface is capable of the most basic to complex statistical analysis.