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    Tools for Researchers

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    Faculty, staff, and students have many information technology resources to support their research activities. These include:

    Access DartFS from Macintosh

    Step-by-Step

    Accessing Your DartFS Private Home Directory Space (named as your Dartmouth NetID)

    1. Click Finder to make it the active application, then click Go from the menu bar. 
    2. Click Connect to Server.
    3. In the Server address field type
      smb://[email protected]dartfs-hpc.dartmouth.edu/rc/home/x/netid

    DartFS

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    DartFS is a network-based storage service for documents and files. Each member of Dartmouth's research community can request a 50GB DartFS private home directory space (named as your Dartmouth NetID). In addition, Dartmouth Faculty members may request a 1TB shared lab space (named using the last name and first initial of the PI, e.g. Prof. Charles Xavier would get a lab share named “XavierC”).

    Access DartFS from Windows

    Step-by-Step

    Accessing Your DartFS Private Home Directory Space (named as your Dartmouth NetID)

    1. Click the Start or Windows menu icon (bottom left corner of the desktop).
    2. In the search text field, type Run. In Windows 10, just start typing run if the search field is missing.
    3. Select and click the Run application found towards the top of the menu.

    Stata for Macintosh OS X

    Step-by-Step

    This application is KeyServed and requires KeyAccess be installed on your computer, as well as a connection to the Dartmouth network each time you run Stata. If not on campus, you will need to establish a VPN connection.

    Statistical Software Support

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    Statistical computing covers the use of statistics and supported statistical packages on all of Information, Technology & Consulting's public systems, including UNIX, Macintosh, and Windows platforms.

    Supported packages include Stata, SPSS, SAS and R. Support not only includes accessing and installing these packages, but also includes assistance with the program basics, writing code, and choosing appropriate analyses. In addition, we can help you with transferring data between applications or platforms.

    Research Computing Course Descriptions

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    Install ArcGIS Desktop on Windows

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    Notes: ArcGIS Desktop runs only on Windows machines. In the steps below, the file version number may change as new software is released.

    Technology for Research

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    Information, Technology & Consulting (ITC) provides tools for researchers to do their work, courses on how to use those tools, and consulting on technologies that are available.

    Stata Potential Issues

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    Why don't my graphs show up properly in Microsoft Word documents on a Mac?

    Graphs pasted from Stata into Microsoft Word for Windows do not show up properly when the Word document is opened on a Macintosh. To work around this problem, save the graph from Stata as a .tif file. Then insert that file into your Word document using Insert->Picture->From File. The graph will then appear correctly whether the Word document is opened on a Mac or a Windows machine.

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