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Staff apps

Staff apps

 

 

Mount Royal provides a selection of approved software and online tools to support our faculty, students and staff. If the software below doesn't have a link or contact information, please email licensemanager@mtroyal.ca for more information.

 

   Working

G Suite G Suite is a collection of cloud-based communication, storage, productivity and collaboration tools. Visit the G Suite Learning Centre for more information.
Gmail Gmail is email that's intuitive, efficient and useful.
Calendar Schedule meetings, events and reminders in this calendar program designed for teams. Share your schedule with others and create multiple calendars for groups.
Drive Google Drive provides unlimited file storage in the cloud. This allows you to easily access your files from any computer and share your work with others.
Docs Create and edit text documents right in your web browser — no special software is required. Even better, multiple people can work at the same time, you can see people’s changes as they make them and every change is saved automatically.
Sheets Sheets lets you handle task lists, create project plans, analyze data with charts and filters, and more.
Slides Create pitch decks, project presentations, training modules and more with Slides.
Global Connect VPN Use Global Connect VPN to access MRU's network and your work desktop computer.
Blackboard Blackboard is Mount Royal's online learning management system. Visit the Academic Development Centre's Blackboard page for quick help or self-paced workshops.
Banner Banner is a suite of products that contains human resource, student, finance and alumni/development information systems for MRU.
FAST Use this software to track internal- and external-funded research projects.
myMRU Access work tools, as well as timesheets, leave balances, benefits information and more on Mount Royal's online registration system and one-stop information site.
Microsoft Office 365 Suite Your copy of Microsoft Office 365 includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more.
Project This project management software included in Microsoft Office 365 supports scheduling, progress tracking, resource allocation and more.
Visio Visio is also included in your Microsoft Office 365 plan. Use this diagramming and vector graphics program to draw flowcharts, diagrams, floor plans and more.
SMART Notebook Use this program with SMART Boards to create interactive presentations and lessons.

 

   Video conferencing

Meet Use Google Meet to video conference, share your screen, deliver a presentation, facilitate work with colleagues and much more.
Cisco WebEx This video conferencing platform offers web conferencing, including breakout rooms, Q&A and polling. Contact virtualconferencing@mtroyal.ca

 

   Accessibility

Dragon Naturally Speaking Create and edit documents, send email, or search the web with this speech recognition software that you can use to operate your computer by voice. Contact 403.440.6868 or accessibilty@mtroyal.ca.
JAWS This screen reader assists users who are blind or low-vision to use a computer using features like Braille support, multi-lingual speech synthesis and multi-screen support. Contact 403.440.6868 or accessibilty@mtroyal.ca.
Kurzweil Kurzweil provides literacy solutions, tools and training for those with learning differences and challenges, as well as those with blindness or partial sight. Contact 403.440.6868 or accessibilty@mtroyal.ca.
Read & Write Gold This literacy support software has tools for reading, writing, study and research, including reading web pages and documents out loud, help understanding unfamiliar words and proofing written work. Contact 403.440.6868 or accessibilty@mtroyal.ca.
ZoomText ZoomText provides an integrated magnification and screen-reading program for low-vision users. Contact 403.440.6868 or accessibilty@mtroyal.ca.

 

   Design

Adobe Acrobat Cloud This collection of software — including Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro and Lightroom — is used for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography and more. Complete this request form and submit it to licensemanager@mtroyal.ca.
Adobe Acrobat Pro Adobe Acrobat Pro allows users to manipulate PDFs, sign digital documents and more. Complete this request form and submit to licensemanager@mtroyal.ca.
SnagIt This screenshot program captures video display and audio output.

 

   Data Analysis

SPSS Access this statistical software for interactive, or batched, statistical analysis in the Virtual Computer Lab.
NVivo Analyze unstructured or qualitative data such as interviews, open-ended survey responses, journal articles, social media and web content with NVivo.
Tableau (Reader) Tableau Reader allows users to open and interact with data visualizations built in Tableau Desktop.

 

   Referencing

EndNote EndNote is the industry-standard software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references.
Mendeley Access this reference manager and academic social network through the Riddell Library and Learning Centre.
Zotero Use this reference management software to manage bibliographic data and related research materials.