LISREL is a software program that allows researchers to perform structural equation modeling (SEM) and other statistical analyses on data from various fields. LISREL is developed by Scientific Software International, Inc. (SSI) and has been widely used in the social sciences, management sciences, behavioral sciences, biological sciences, educational sciences and other fields.
LISREL 9.1 is the latest version of the software, which includes new features and improvements such as:
A 64-bit application for standard and multilevel SEM
Methods for handling complex survey data and missing data
Applications for data manipulation, data transformation, data generation, moment matrices, imputation, multiple imputation, multiple linear regression, logistic regression, censored regression, and exploratory factor analysis
Applications for fitting multilevel linear and nonlinear models, generalized linear models, and generalized linear models with categorical, count and non-normally distributed outcome variables
If you are a student or a researcher who wants to try out LISREL 9.1 for free, you can download the LISREL Student version from the SSI website[^1^]. The LISREL Student version is a free version of LISREL 9.1 that has some limitations such as:
A maximum of 15 observed variables and 15 latent variables per model
A maximum of 2000 observations per dataset
No access to the SURVEYGLIM and MGLIM applications
No technical support from SSI
To download the LISREL Student version, you need to fill out a registration form with your name, email address, institution name, country, and academic status. After submitting the form, you will receive an email with a link to download the software. The software is compatible with Windows XP/7/8/10/11 operating systems and can be installed on 32-bit versions[^2^]. You will also receive a user guide and a tutorial with examples to help you get started with LISREL.
If you want to use LISREL 9.1 without any limitations or restrictions, you can purchase a license from SSI or from their authorized distributors. There are different types of licenses available for purchase such as single-user licenses, network licenses, academic licenses, student licenses, etc. You can find more information about the prices and features of each license on the SSI website[^1^]. You can also request a free trial license for 30 days by contacting SSI or their distributors.
LISREL 9.1 is a powerful and versatile software program that can help you perform SEM and other statistical analyses on your data. Whether you choose to download the free student version or purchase a full license, you can benefit from the new features and improvements of LISREL 9.1 and enhance your research skills and outcomes.
In this article, we will show you how to install and run LISREL 9.1 on your computer. We will assume that you have already downloaded the LISREL Student version or purchased a full license from SSI or their distributors. If not, please refer to the previous section for instructions on how to download LISREL 9.1 for free or purchase a license.
How to Install LISREL 9.1
To install LISREL 9.1 on your computer, follow these steps:
Locate the downloaded file (LISREL_Student_9.1.exe or LISREL_9.1.exe) and double-click on it to start the installation process.
Follow the instructions on the screen and accept the license agreement.
Select the destination folder where you want to install LISREL 9.1 and click Next.
Select the components that you want to install and click Next.
Click Install to begin the installation.
Wait for the installation to complete and click Finish.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed LISREL 9.1 on your computer. You can now launch the software from the Start menu or from the desktop shortcut.
How to Run LISREL 9.1
To run LISREL 9.1 on your computer, follow these steps:
Launch LISREL 9.1 from the Start menu or from the desktop shortcut.
You will see a welcome screen with several options such as New Project, Open Project, Open Example, etc. You can choose any of these options depending on your needs.
If you choose New Project, you will need to enter a name for your project and select a folder where you want to save your project files. You will also need to specify the type of data that you want to analyze (simple random sample data, complex survey data, multilevel data, etc.). Click OK to create your project.
If you choose Open Project, you will need to browse and select an existing project file (.prj) that you want to open and continue working on. Click OK to open your project.
If you choose Open Example, you will see a list of example projects that are included with LISREL 9.1. You can select any of these examples and explore how they are set up and run in LISREL 9.1. Click OK to open an example project.
Once you have created or opened a project, you will see the main window of LISREL 9.1 with several tabs such as Data Editor, Model Editor, Output Viewer, etc. You can use these tabs to perform various tasks such as importing data, specifying models, estimating parameters, testing hypotheses, generating output, etc.
To learn more about how to use LISREL 9.1 for SEM and other statistical analyses, you can refer to the user guide and the tutorial that are included with the software. You can also access online help by clicking on Help in the menu bar or pressing F1 on your keyboard.
We hope this article has helped you learn how to download, install and run LISREL 9.1 on your computer. If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to contact us or leave a comment below. 061ffe29dd