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Research Software

Tools to assist with technical aspects of research data collection and analysis.


NVivo -  PaidLogo    linux  AppleLogo

  • Organize and analyze qualitative data sources such as text and multimedia. Classify, sort, and arrange thousands of pieces of information.
  • 12 month student licenses available with a valid student ID at reduced cost.
  • RRU also has software licenses available for students. Access must be authorized by research project supervisors.
  • Training materials available here, from NVivio’s customer hub
  • Video overview series on NVivo, from University of Hull


Dedoose - cost windows apple

  • A cross-platform app for analyzing qualitative and mixed methods research with text, photos, audio, videos, spreadsheet data and more.
  • Support from Dedoose
  • Video introduction to creating a project



  • For coding text files only. Can work with Word, txt, pdf, Excel
  • Download to your computer or server or use their web-based option
  • Getting started with Taguette
  • You can add collaborators to a project. Under the Project Info tab in top left, click on ‘Manage collaborators.



QDA Miner

QDA Miner - freelogo  windowslogo  applelogo  linuxlogo


MAXQDA  paid    apple