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Research Software

Tools to assist with technical aspects of research data collection and analysis.


= Free

= Subscription cost

= Works on Windows

= Works on Mac

= Works on Linux

Quantum GIS (QGIS)

Quantum GIS (QGIS) -  free logo  windows logo  appple logo  linux logo


ArcGIS - paid logo   windows logo   apple logo

  • Create and use maps, compiling geographic data, analyzing mapped information, sharing and discovering geographic information, using maps and geographic information in a range of applications, and managing geographic information in a database.
  • The software is available on some computers in the RRU Library’s computer lab.
  • Training materials Esri (makers of ArcGIS)
  • Introduction to ArcGIS 1 hr video on Youtube