SPSS at NAU
General InformationPrior versions of SPSS were called either SPSS or PASW. We will refer to this statistical package as SPSS. The AMOS add-on is included with the Windows version of SPSS.
SPSS Add-on ModulesOur license for SPSS includes the Regression and Advanced modules. If you require any other modules from SPSS (for example Tables, data entry, etc), you or your department will be responsible for purchasing the additional modules.
Free SPSS CloneGNU has a free replacement for SPSS available under the GNU software license. For more information on the PSPP program go to http://www.gnu.org/software/pspp/pspp.html
Updating your SPSS License
In order to update your SPSS license you are required to obtain an authorization code through ITS. Once you have your authorization code you will run the License Authorization Wizard. This may be found on your start menu if you are running windows or under application and SPSS on the Mac. When you start the wizard you should see an image similar to the following:
Make sure License my Product now is selected as in the image. Click next until you get to the following window (or something similar):
Copy and paste the authorization code received from ITS in the proper box and then click next. Follow the rest of the prompts to complete the authorization process. Full instructions are on your installation CD.
Other SPSS/PASW Resources
Working with ASCII Data Supplied by ITS
SPSS 11.0 for Windows Developer's Guide
SPSS Website at IBM
SPSS Academic Resource Center at IBM
Raynald's SPSS Tools
ITS supports three statistical programs at NAU: SPSS, SAS, and JMP.
NAUShares is a network storage area for department to store important work documents and files that need to be access by other people.
Training & Documentation
General Information Academic Computing also assists in survey processing and Faculty evaluation processing. ITS is able to supply (for a nominal charge) scan forms that you may employ in your survey based research.
JMP is available for Windows and Macintosh.
SAS is a full featured statistical and data mining tool available on Microsoft Windows only.top