Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC; pronounced "Luke") is a text analysis program. It is a scientific research tool made for use in academic, university-based settings that calculates the percentage of words in a given text that fall into one or more of over 80 linguistic, psychological, and topical categories indicating various social, cognitive, and affective processes.

Who can use this service?

Faculty in Rehabilitation Sciences and Faculty & Students in the Department of Psychology.

How do I obtain a license?

These licenses are purchased at the department level.

Please contact your department's administrative assistant or department chair for more information about obtaining a license.

How do I purchase a license?

Academic licenses can be purchased directly through their website at

Non-academic licenses need to be reviewed and submitted through the IT Acquisition Process by submitting a support ticket at


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07/11/2023 09:53:43