Scientific Workplace

Software Description: Scientific Workplace software provides mathematical word processing, LaTeX typesetting, and computer algebra.

Platform: Windows - on App2Go Server
Cost: No charge for current VCU students, faculty and staff.

 Overview of Scientific Workplace

Scientific Workplace software provides mathematical word processing, LaTeX typesetting, and computer algebra. Scientific Workplace is available to VCU researchers on the App2Go Citrix Server.

Scientific Workplace features

 Scientific Workplace Licensing Information

There are three (3) concurrent use licenses of Amos available for use on the App2Go Server.

Manuals and Training

To get started using Scientific Workplace, select Help, Contents, Learn the Basics.

Use Scientific Workplace on the App2Go Server

Using a Windows, Mac or Linux computer, you can access Scientific Workplace via a browser window. Although Scientific Workplace runs on the App2Go Server, it appears to be running on your PC. You can open, save and print files from your PC. Applications on the App2Go server are available to support research projects and are not intended for instructional use.

Only current VCU faculty, staff, and students may access Scientific Workplace on the App2Go Server. Documentation on how to use the App2Go Server will provide you details such as system requirements, installation, opening files, saving files and printing.


For assistance with using Scientific Workplace on the App2Go server, contact the IT Support Center.

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