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Reference Management

You can download 2 reference management programs for free, however, only if you are on the AU network:

 

 

 

Gartner core IT research

 

An online service which provides access to independent research on IT-related topics, including reports, opinions, case studies and best practice. Gartner is a recognised source of research data. 

Find more information.

Microsoft Office 365

Aarhus University gives all students access to Microsoft's offer of free Office 365.

As a active student at the university, you get access to install Office 365 on up to 5 units - both tablet/iPad, smartphones and PC/Mac. Additionally, you have the opportunity to get:

  • OneDrive – save and share files in the cloud so that they are always secured. 
  • Office Online – collaborate in real time via an internet browser.
  • Offline access to Office programmes and documents
  • Skype for business that you can read more about here
  • The same platform so that you effortlessly can open the same files on iPad and PC.

Microsoft Office 365 is a free offer for you, as long as you are an active student at Aarhus University.

New students (commencement of studies winter 2016)

  1. Go to portal.office.com
  2. Username: au<AU ID>@uni.au.dk (e.g. au123456@uni.au.dk). Find your AU ID next to your name when you log on to mit.au.dk.
  3. Password: the same password you use to mit.au.dk.

Current students (commencement of studies summer 2015 and prior)

  • The next time you are asked to change your password to https://mit.au.dk, your password to mit.au.dk and Microsoft Office 365 will be synchronised. This means that you must log on to Office 365 with the same password you use to mit.au.dk.
  • Go to portal.office.com and log on with the following information:
    • Username: au<AU ID>@uni.au.dk (e.g. au123456@uni.au.dk). Find your AU ID next to your name when you log on to mit.au.dk
    • Password: the same password you use to mit.au.dk.

Even though you are not asked to change your password to mit.au.dk you can always change it and your password will be synchronised with your password to Office 365, Eduroam, WAYF (e.g. BlackBoard).

NB! Please notice, that Aarhus University and your local IT support DO NOT support Microsoft Office 365. However, you can find manuals and FAQ's on Microsoft's website.

Also be aware that you will no longer have access to Office365, when you are no longer a student at the University of Aarhus.

Skype for business

All students have acces to Skype for business.

Find more information.

Skype for business

All students at Aarhus University have access to Skype for business. You can use the service to many things for example: Chatting, talking and making videocalls with the possibility to share your screen.

You can read more about Skype for business, and how to get started by clicking here

Windows 10 Education

As a student of Aarhus University you can download Windows 10 Education free via the Microsoft student use benefit program.

You can access this free offer here:   aarhus.onthehub.com

If you have already done the free upgrade to Windows 10 Home Edition on your personal machine, you are still able to order Windows 10 Education. You will be receiving additional features by entering your new Windows 10 Education product key via the Windows System.

If you are a Windows XP or Vista user, then Windows 10 Education will also allow you to upgrade to Windows 10.

If you are a Mac user, you will be able to run Windows 10 Education on your Mac via virtualization software such as Parallels.

Support: For any questions you may have please visit onthehub.com  

Logon: You log on to onthehub with your AU ID (e.g. au123456) and the same password you use to mit.au.dk 

Matlab

All students at AU is allowed to download and run Matlab

 

 

Power-user

Operating system:

  • Windows for PC

 

Functionality of the software:

  • Access to a large library of visual content: PowerPoint templates, icons, maps, pictures, diagrams, but also Gantt, Waterfall and Mekko charts. There are more than 1000 visual elements you can use directly to beautify your presentations for your courses or internships.
  • Automation of formatting tasks. Easily harmonize your presentation’s format by changing colors, fonts or titles in your entire deck.
  • Easy manipulation of shapes: simple but intuitive tools to swap shapes, make them same size, bring them further or closer from one another, make your slide symmetric, etc.
  • Taking you out of painful Excel situations with some unique macros to resolve unaddressed Excel problems such as cleaning formulas, removing empty cells or managing merged cells.

 

Access:

  • Download the software from here 
  • Run the installation file
  • After installation, provide your post.au.dk email (xxxxxxxxx@post.au.dk) in the license activation popup

 

Get started:

  • Power-user provides you regular hints on how to use the software, and you can also check the user guide here

 

Guidence, documentation and courses:

  • The support is handled directly by Power-user. Contact them from their website and be specific that you are a student from the University.

 

For further information:

 

 

SurveyXact

Description:

  • Program for creating and managing surveys
  • Allows you to set up and process questionnaires

Access:

  • License regulations: All employees and students at Aarhus University
  • Gain access via wayf.survey-xact.dk. Choose Aarhus University and sign in with your mit.au.dk user login
  • You can also gain access to SurveyXact from home

How to install:

  • No installation is required. You will find the program and its content through your browser.
  • If you have never used SurveyXact before, you need to accept a digital certificate.
  • Use SmartDesigner to design questionnaires. There are two versions:
    • SmartDesigner (when choosing SmartDesigner, a little Java program will automatically be installed).
    • AdvancedDesigner

Am I allowed to use SurveyXact privately?

  • Yes

Get started:

  • The first time you sign in to SurveyXact, an area will be created for you.
  • This area belongs to you, and as a rule others won’t be able to access it.

Manuals and courses

  • Make enquiry in SurveyXact to borrow a manual.
  • Make enquiry in SurveyXact to follow a course.

More information:


Purchase software with discount

McAfee

We do not offer discounts on antivirus, but instead refer to one of the many free antivirus programs available on the market. Here is our recommendation Windows Defender (Windows 10+). You can also check out https://www.av-test.org for other options

 

Software "On The Hub"

As a student of Aarhus University you can download an amount of software via OnTheHub.

Windows 7, 10 and all of the VMware suite, among others VMware Workstation or Fusion for Mac, free!

Furthermore you can locate more than 50 programs at a reduced price.

You will find it all here: aarhus.onthehub.com

If you have already done the free upgrade to Windows 10 Home Edition on your personal machine, you are still able to order Windows 10 Education. You will be receiving additional features by entering your new Windows 10 Education product key via the Windows System.

If you are a Mac user, you will be able to run Windows 10 Education on your Mac via virtualization software such as VMware Fusion or Parallels.

Support: For any questions you may have please visit onthehub.com

Logon: You log on to onthehub with your AU ID (fx. AU123456) and the same password you use to mit.au.dk.

SPSS

Description

SPSS is a statistical program, which makes it possible to perform a number of tests. SPSS is especially good with regards to cross-sectional data and therefor excellent with regards to relatively simple tests, such as simple t-tests, test of two means and ANOVA. The program is point-and-click based, which makes it relatively simple to use. Furthermore SPSS is relatively good in relation to regression analysis, yet especially in with regards to cross-sectional data.

License

As a student of Aarhus University you have the opportunity to acquire the right of use for an administrative fee for a license for SPSS. The price is 200 DKK, and can be paid by using the following link (students must use a credit card, employees must use AU internal employee)

License can be purchased here:
auws.au.dk/PurchaseLicense

Hereafter you must send the receipt to:

 We will send you a license code shortly hereafter. The license will expire each year 31 July, but will continue working until 31 August (no matter the date of payment). If you still wish to use SPSS after this date, you must acquire a new license for a new administration fee.

If you don't receive an order confirmation within an hour or if you have any further questions, please write to the same address, as used above. In that case, it is important that you provide your full name and study number.

NB! Please be aware that the mail is sent to your studen e-mail addresse as default (post.au.dk)

Installation

  1. Uninstall old versions of SPSS
  2. Download the program and run the file.

The program can be downloaded through the following links. For login

Username: AUID (AUxxxxx)

Password: Same password as for mit.au.dk


Windows

Mac


SPSS 22 and 24 can be installed by following the guide below:

STATA

Description

Stata is a user-friendly all-round statistical, which is gaining popularity, especially within the health care and social sciences. Stata can be used for scientific analysis of quantitative data, data processing, basic uni- and bivariate analyses along with linear regression. Furthermore the program can be used for more advanced subjects, such as illustrating the results of interaction models.

License

You have the opportunity to purchase a license for STATA as a student on the following programmes:

  • Students at Danish School of Education
  • Students at Department of Political Science 
  • Students at Oecon and Public Policy
  • Students at Department of Public Health

The price is 250 DKK, and can be paid by using the following link (requires a credit card). Hereafter you MUST forward the receipt to Licensgruppe.bss.it@au.dk.

License can be purchased here: https://auws.au.dk/PurchaseLicense 

The license is purchased for one year, and will expire 31st August 2018 (no matter the date of purchase). If you still wish to use STATA after this date, you must purchase a new license.

If you don't receive an order confirmation within an hour or if you have any further questions, please write to licensgruppe.bss.it@au.dk. In that case, it is important that you provide your full name and study number.

NB! Please be aware that the mail is sent to your studymail as default (post.au.dk)

Installation

Stata 15 can be downloaded for both Windows and Mac at the following link:


Information for engineering students

ASE has a number of IT applications you as a student can used on your own computer.  

Software.ase.au.dk

  1. Open software.ase.au.dk
  2. Login using user-id: AU<auid>@uni.au.dk (eg AU123456@uni.au.dk) and password: from mit.au.dk
  3. Follow the instructions on the website    

Microsoft Imagine

An account to Microsoft Imagine is created for students by the IT support at ST. Log in information is sent to you by email.

If you have not received this email, you can request a new email with the login information under "Sign In" on the Microsoft Imagine website.

Your username is your AU email address: firstname.lastname@post.au.dk

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