Graduate Studies and Research

Digital Tools

FIVE ISLANDS CAMPUS

  •  ProSuite QDA Miner 
QDA Miner is an easy-to-use qualitative data analysis software for organizing, coding, annotating, retrieving, and analyzing collections of documents and images. QDA Miner qualitative data analysis tool may be used to analyze interview or focus group transcripts, legal documents, journal articles, speeches, even entire books, as well as drawings, photographs, paintings, and other types of visual documents.  
To access, request via the Campus Information Technology Services Unit in person or email at cits.fiveislands@uwi.edu

 

CAVE HILL CAMPUS

  • EndNote - EndNote is an essential reference management tool, that helps you save time, stay organized, collaborate with colleagues, and ultimately, get published. So, you can focus on what matters most: your ideas.
  • IBM SPSS - IBM SPSS Statistics is a powerful statistical software platform. It offers a user-friendly interface and a robust set of features that lets your organization quickly extract actionable insights from your data. Advanced statistical procedures help ensure high accuracy and quality decision-making. All facets of the analytics lifecycle are included, from data preparation and management to analysis and reporting.
  • NVIVO - NVivo is a qualitative data analysis (QDA) computer software package that helps qualitative researchers to organise, analyse and find insights in unstructured or qualitative data like interviews, open-ended survey responses, journal articles, social media and web content, where deep levels of analysis on small or large volumes of data are required.
EndNote and IBM SPSS can be accessed via the following authenticated online SharePoint sites
Students: https://mycavehilluwi.sharepoint.com/sites/Software
Staff:  https://theuwi.sharepoint.com/sites/Software/
NVIVO is available on request via the IT Service Desk. Visit https://itservicedesk.cavehill.uwi.edu
 
For more info, email gradstudies@cavehill.uwi.edu

 

MONA CAMPUS

  • EndNote - EndNote is an essential reference management tool, that helps you save time, stay organized, collaborate with colleagues, and ultimately, get published. So, you can focus on what matters most: your ideas.
  • Provalis Research -  Provalis Research is a Text Analytics Software suite that combines qualitative data analysis, content analysis and text mining to quickly extract insights from text data. 
  • IBM SPSS - IBM SPSS Statistics is a powerful statistical software platform. It offers a user-friendly interface and a robust set of features that lets your organization quickly extract actionable insights from your data. Advanced statistical procedures help ensure high accuracy and quality decision-making. All facets of the analytics lifecycle are included, from data preparation and management to analysis and reporting.
  • NVIvo - NVivo is a qualitative data analysis computer software package that helps to collect, explore, analyse & report on unstructured information like documents, web data & surveys.
  • MATLAB - MATLAB is a programming and numeric computing platform used to analyse data, develop algorithms, and create models. 
  • Reference Manager -  Reference Manager is a reference management application that helps store, organize, note, share and cite references and research data, simplifying your research workflow.
  • Stata - Stata is a general-purpose statistical software package developed by StataCorp for data manipulation, visualization, statistics, and automated reporting. It is used by researchers in many fields, including biomedicine, epidemiology, sociology and science.
  • Qualtrics - Qualtrics Experience Management (XM) is the only software platform that helps brands continually assess the quality of their four core experiences—customers, employees, products, and brands.
  • PSPP - GNU PSPP is a program for statistical analysis of sampled data. It is a free as in freedom replacement for the proprietary program SPSS, and appears very similar to it with a few exceptions.
  • Octave - Octave is software featuring a high-level programming language, primarily intended for numerical computations.
  • Open Projects - OpenProject is a web-based project management system for location-independent team collaboration, supporting projects throughout the whole life-cycle.
  • ProjectLibre - ProjectLibre Cloud is a web-based project management application intended ultimately as a standalone replacement for Microsoft Project which it closely emulates.
  • XMind - XMind is a mind mapping and brainstorming software. In addition to the management elements, the software can be used to capture ideas, clarify thinking, manage complex information, and promote team collaboration.
Staff Request
Staff has to complete a software request form and get it authorized by the HOD and then return to softwareadmin@uwimona.edu.jm or jeremydane.ferguson@uwimona.edu.jm This form is available at https://www.mona.uwi.edu/mits/software-request-form
Once this has been received the request will be sent to the helpdesk for them to assign someone to do the installation.

Student Request
Students can make inquiries at the MITS helpdesk by:
Walk-in: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Call: 876.927.2148 Ext 7200 Email: uss.softwarerequest@uwimona.edu.jm Online chat: link here
WhatsApp: 876.499.2291 and 876.869.9775

 

OPEN CAMPUS

  • JASP - JASP is a cross-platform software program with a state-of-the-art graphical user interface. The JASP interface allows you to conduct statistical analyses in seconds, and without having to learn programming or risking a programming mistake. 
  • ProSuite QDA Miner - QDA Miner is an easy-to-use qualitative data analysis software for organizing, coding, annotating, retrieving, and analysing collections of documents and images. QDA Miner qualitative data analysis tool may be used to analyse interview or focus group transcripts, legal documents, journal articles, speeches, even entire books, as well as drawings, photographs, paintings, and other types of visual documents.
  • PSPP - GNU PSPP is a program for statistical analysis of sampled data. It is a free as in freedom replacement for the proprietary program SPSS, and appears very similar to it with a few exceptions. 
To access, visit the staff or student portal and log in by clicking "MyOC" from the website's home page, then enter your ID and password to enter the portal. Search the located on the right side of the right for the "Software and Tools".
For more info, email: helpdesk@open.uwi.edu

 

ST AUGUSTINE CAMPUS

  • EndNote - EndNote is an essential reference management tool, that helps you save time, stay organized, collaborate with colleagues, and ultimately, get published. So, you can focus on what matters most: your ideas.
  • IBM SPSS - IBM SPSS Statistics is a powerful statistical software platform. It offers a user-friendly interface and a robust set of features that lets your organization quickly extract actionable insights from your data. Advanced statistical procedures help ensure high accuracy and quality decision-making. All facets of the analytics lifecycle are included, from data preparation and management to analysis and reporting.
  • Minitab - Minitab helps companies and institutions spot trends, solve problems and discover valuable insights in data by delivering a comprehensive and best-in-class suite of data analysis and process improvement tools. Plus, a team of highly trained data analytic experts ensures that users get the most out of their analysis, enabling them to make better, faster and more accurate decisions.
  • ProSuite QDA Miner - QDA Miner is an easy-to-use qualitative data analysis software for organizing, coding, annotating, retrieving, and analysing collections of documents and images. QDA Miner qualitative data analysis tool may be used to analyse interview or focus group transcripts, legal documents, journal articles, speeches, even entire books, as well as drawings, photographs, paintings, and other types of visual documents.

 

To access, visit the student portal at my.uwi.edu, then select ‘My Documents’.
For more info, email: servicedesk@sta.uwi.edu  | cits@sta.uwi.edu