1. How to access the virtual environment (Citrix) for
access to SPSS, Stata, SAS, R, and other software applications using your web browser at https://myapps.wesleyan.edu. That is all you may need
If you want o install the Citrix workspace here is the information from ITS.
· For Mac: https://wesleyanedu.service-now.com/kb_view.do?sys_kb_id=33a2dc661bd268901807da49cc4bcbb1
· For Windows: https://wesleyanedu.service-now.com/kb_view.do?sys_kb_id=4e23d4e61bd268901807da49cc4bcb03
If you run into any problems accessing the system you can open a support ticket at https://service.wesleyan.edu or contact the ITS help desk. They can assist with troubleshooting your access (https://wesleyanedu.service-now.com/sp?id=offering&sys_id=1188044f6fb0d100e5f95afc5d3ee481). See also other ITS support resources at https://wesleyanedu.service-now.com/sp?id=service_offerings&sysparm_parent=1b6fdf4cdbbc5f40034efd931d961908
- A VPN connection is no longer required to access https://myapps.wesleyan.edu and all the software have access to the dragon shared directories.
- By default you can use the web version (software will open in your web browser, but if you want to use data from your computer you will need to upload them (see https://wesleyanedu.service-now.com/kb_view.do?sysparm_article=KB0011076)
2. How to access the dragon directories: This is where we have some shared directories (folders) for the course (\\dragon\courses\) You can access the directories via the virtual desktop at https://myapps.wesleyan.edu (no VPN required)
if you want to mount a volume (mac) or map a network drive (windows) you will need to establish a VPN connect first. See instructions on how to connect from your computer at: https://wesleyanedu.service-now.com/sp?id=kb_article&sys_id=e91c28691b5ea0901807da49cc4bcbac
- VPN info at: https://wesleyanedu.service-now.com/sp?id=offering&sys_id=3988044f6fb0d100e5f95afc5d3ee4bf
Access to statistical computing software
(note: all software from myapps.wes “see” the dragon directories )
SAS — via https://myapps.wesleyan.edu
SPSS — via https://myapps.wesleyan.edu
STATA — via https://myapps.wesleyan.edu
We can access it
1) at https://myapps.wesleyan.edu or
2) download and install it on your computer.
Step1: download and Install R
R is a freely distributed language. Go to the R project’s page: http://cran.r-project.org/ and download and install the version for your machine.
Step 2: download and install RStudio
R Studio is an Integrated Development Environment – a package that “sits” on top of R and makes code writing and debugging easier. You should install R Studio after you install R. Go to http://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download and download the version for your machine.