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Qualitative Research

Help with qualitative research methods and finding qualitative data such as text.

Software Manuals

Sage Research Methods: Qualitative Content and Interpretation

Learning Resources for Qualitative Analysis

Software for Qualitative Analysis

You do not need software for qualitative analysis, but there are several tools you can use. A list of software for qualitiative analysis  is available from ITAM (log in required). (ITAM - Information Technology Asset Management - is a software-sharing consortium for university units that choose to opt-in. For more information, or to request software, send an email to

The Library does not provide support for qualitative software like NVivo and Atlas.ti. Please use the tutorials linked above.

Books on Qualitative Analysis

Resources for Teaching Qualitative Analysis