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Software and Programming Tutorials

Instructional videos from vendors and others

Tutorials and Training


The tutorials presented in the following pages represent some of the software tools used by FAU researchers, postdocs and students for purposes ranging from creating graphics to organizing or visualizing collected data.  Most of these are introductory and how-to videos. 

These pages also include links and select vendor videos that provide in-depth instruction on how to use these products. 

Want More Extensive Training or a Certificate?

Consider one of these programs for online courses on various types of research software and applications:

Books in the Library

Each page in this guide may feature suggested book titles for further reading or applications of the highlighted software.  The books are available at the FAU Libraries with some eBook versions.  Use the following links to get specific information about titles, explore others or to request ones not available at your campus:

Availability of Apps at FAU

Many of the listed apps may be available at FAU.  The following are available through FAU OIT Virtual Apps (note that virtual apps may not have the same features as desktop versions):

  • ArcGlobe
  • Atlas.TI
  • Microsoft 365
  • R Studio
  • SPSS

Check the following places for availability:

  • Your departmental computer lab (e.g., departments of mathematics or geoscience labs).