Research & Survey Tools
Tools are available to survey groups and do research. Software can be customized to fit the needs of your class, project or research.
Qualtrics is a powerful online survey tool available to all faculty, staff and students at the University of North Dakota for academic purposes.
The Research Suite allows researchers the capacity to build complex surveys that fulfill a variety of research needs. This tool can build surveys incorporating features such as branching, skip logic, response timing, video and audio integration, direct export to SPSS and Excel, and many more.
To log in, enter your NDUS.Identifier and password. Visit the NDUS.Identifier page for username and password questions.
How to Link An Existing Qualtrics Account
If you already use Qualtrics with a non-NDUS.Identifier account, you can migrate your existing projects to your NDUS.Identifier account. To do so, log in to Qualtrics with your NDUS.Identifier account. After logging in, select the option indicating that you already have an account.
Tutorials and Help Guides
The following websites contain excellent tutorials help documentation for Qualtrics:
There are no known issues at this time.
SPSS® is statistical software that allows you to run analysis on your data, test hypotheses, and analyze the results of your research. SPSS software is available through Citrix Workspace.
All of the video tutorials below are within Hoonuit/Infobase and will require you to login with your NDUS.Identifier and password.
SPSS 24 - Pre-Assessment - Measure your current knowledge of SPSS® by completing these pre-assessments.
SPSS 24 - Basics - This training covers basic mechanics of using SPSS, such as how to set up files, using the SPSS interface, structuring data, defining and managing variables. The series concludes by conducting basic descriptive statistical analysis.
SPSS 24 - Experimental Analysis - This online training covers experimental analysis using the more advanced features of SPSS. This includes conducting t-tests, ANOVA and univariate analysis, and analyzing data graphically.
Citation Management software allows you to save, organize, and share all your references in one location. You can choose from several standard citation styles (like APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, etc.) or upload and use additional unique styles (e.g., various American Chemical Society styles) and auto-format in-text citations and reference lists in your papers.
Through the Chester Fritz Library’s subscription to Web of Science, EndNote is now available. For free citation manager options, the Library has guidance on Zotero and Mendeley and RefWorks Lite.
Curious about which citation manager is right for your research needs? Need to learn more about RefWorks Lite? Check out the Chester Fritz Library Citation Manager research guide. Librarians are also available for one-on-one assistance.
The University of North Dakota has a campus-wide license to MATLAB. The UND MATLAB Portal provides access to MATLAB, Simulink, and a variety of add-on products. All faculty, researchers, and students can use MATLAB on their UND owned and personally owned computers and laptops.
More information on how to use MATLAB products are available below.