Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC; pronounced "Luke") is a text
analysis program 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.
LIWC is a scientific research tool made for use in academic, university-based
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 https://liwcsoftware.onfastspring.com/
Non-academic licenses need to be reviewed and submitted through the IT Acquisition Process by submitting a support ticket at https://tech.appstate.edu.
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