1. Organisational Changes

Software licensing is looked after by the Shop, Software Licensing and Media Services section of the TSS group within OUCS.

Our Deputy Manager Katrina Weir leaves OUCS on 21st January 2005 to pursue a career in procurement, we wish her well.

Software Licensing and Media Services can be contacted via email at software@oucs.ox.ac.uk this address links to an RT queue.

The Computing Services Shop can be contacted via email at software@oucs.ox.ac.uk

2. New Software Versions and Agreements

A full list of products and prices is available from the Shop Price List

Details of our software agreements can be viewed from the Software Agreements page

The Home page for Site Licensing can be viewed at Home Page


Endnote for Mac Version 8

Office Pro 2004 for Mac (Campus)

Virtual PC 2004 for Windows (Select)

VPN 4.6

JRBUtils v11


Macromedia Studio MX 2004 with Flash Pro (Windows and Mac versions)

Adobe Audition V1.5



SPSS has been renewed until 30th November 2005, this renewal allows you to continue using SPSS for upto 12 months if your studies take you aout of the UK.


Maple has been renewed until 30th November 2005


Softrack has been renewed until 24th January 2006, existing users have been sent a new license key. Please contact us at software@oucs.ox.ac.uk is you have not recieved your key.

3. Termination of Agreements


This license agreement will cease on 31st July 2005, following the sale of Genstat by Nag Limited to VSN International we shall be unable to renew the license agreement on a cost effective basis. Prices for single user versions and maintained versions will be made available nearer the renewal time.


The free license for Mindgenius obtained from the Eduserv grants programme for assistive technology expires on 31st July 2005, departments registered as using this product have been contacted regarding costs for continued usage. If you are using Mindgenius and have not heard from us please email software@oucs.ox.ac.uk as soon as is possible.

4. Mailing Lists

The Software-announce mailing list is used to announce important changes in our software agreements. To subscribe to the software-announce mailing list, send a message to software-announce-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

The Software-discuss mailing list can be used by you to give your views on software agreements, to say what programs you are interested in and what you would like to see available. To subscribe to the software-discuss mailing list, send a message to software-discuss-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk