Qualitative Data Analysis Software Resource Centre
If you’re a student or researcher embarking on qualitative research, chances are you’ll be looking to use software and digital tools to support you. Here you’ll find a range of SAGE books to help you with your research, covering every aspect of the process from choosing a software programme and getting started on your project, to data management and coding.
Select a title above to access a range of free, open access resources to meet your research needs. Choose from:
- Video tutorials
- Exercises and examples
- Further reading from selected SAGE Journal
- Useful web links
Choosing a Qualitative Data Analysis Software Package
One of the most useful resource available for helping you choose which software package is right for you is the University of Surrey’s CAQDAS website.
SAGE authors Ann Lewins and Christina Silver lay out the basic functionality of a wide range of CAQDAS packages and help you to identify the best package for you.
The most popular CAQDAS software programmes are listed below with links to their websites, which provide overviews of their key features and benefits to help you to decide what’s right for your research:
Featured Qualitative Research Titles from SAGE
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