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Useful links:
ATLAS.ti Blog (click to open)
Qualitative Data Repository (click to open)

Useful Articles on various topics:
(Some of these hyperlinks might only be accessible via your university's library. If you cannot access them from this site, you can request the article(s) from your university's library).

Meyer, D.Z. & Avery, L.M. 2009. Excel as a Qualitative Data Analysis Tool. Field Methods, 21 (1), February: 91-112.

Schiellerup, P. 2007. Stop making sense: the trials and tribulations of qualitative data analysis. Area, 40 (2): 163-171.

Baugh, J.B. & Hallcom, A.S. & Harris, M.E. 2010. Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software: A Practical Perspective for Applied Research. Revista del Instituto Internacional de Costos, No 6, enero/junio: 69-81.

Chih Hoong Sin. 2007. Using Software to Open the 'Black Box' of Qualitative Data Analysis in Evaluations. Evaluation, 13(1): 110-120.

Guidry, J.A. 2002. LibQUAL spring 2001 comments: a qualitative analysis using ATLAS.ti. Performance Measurement and Metrics, 3(2):100-107.

MacMillan, K. 2005. More Than Just Coding? Evaluating CAQDAS in a Discourse Analysis of News Texts. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 6(3) Art. 25.

Wickham, F. & Woods, M. 2005. Reflecting on the Strategic Use of CAQDAS to Manage and Report on the Qualitative Research Process. The Qualitative Report, 10(4), December: 687-702.

Bong, S.A. 2002. Debunking Myths in Qualitative Data Analysis. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 3(2), May.

St John, W. & Johnson, P. 2000. The Pros and Cons of Data Analysis Software for Qualitative Research. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 32(4):393-397.

Rambaree, K. 2007. Bringing Rigour in Qualitative Social Research: The Use of CAQDAS. Research Week, 13(A).

Smit, B. 2005. Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Software: Friend or Foe. South African Computer Journal, 35: 107-111.

Kikooma, J.B. 2010. Using Qualitative Data Analysis Software in a Social Constructionist Study of Entrepeneurship. Qualitative Research Journal, 10(1):40-51.

Basit, T.N. 2003. Manual or electronic? The role of coding in qualitative data analysis. Educational research, 45(2): 143-154.

Bowen, G.A. 2008. Naturalistic enquiry and the saturation concept: a research note. Qualitative Research, 8:137-152.

Burnard, P. et al. 2008. Analysing and presenting qualitative data. British Dental Journal, 204(8): 429-432.

Housely, W. & Smith, R.J. 2011. Telling the CAQDAS code: Membership categorization and the accomplishment of 'coding rules' in research team talk. Discourse Studies, 13: 417-434.

Urquhart, C. 2013. Getting started with coding. In: Grounded Theory for Qualitative Research. Los Angeles, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC: SAGE. 35-54.

Ryan, G.W. & Bernard, H.R. 2003. Techniques to Identify Themes. Field Methods, 15(1): 85-109.

MacQueen, K.M. et al. 2004. Code book Development for Team-Based Qualitative Data Analysis. Cultural Anthropology Methods, 10(2): 31-36.

Presenting QDA
Bryman, A. 2006. Integrating quantitative and qualitative research: how is it done? Qualitative Research, 6(1): 97-113.

Thompson, R. 2002. Reporting the Results of Computer-assisted Analysis of Qualitative Research Data. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 3(2).

QDA approaches
Dey, I. 1993. Qualitative Data Analysis. Routledge.

Schutt, R.K. 2011. Qualitative Data Analysis. In: Investigating the Social World. Los Angeles, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC: SAGE. 320-357.

Smith, J. 2011. Qualitative Data Analysis: the Framework Approach. Nurse Researcher, 18(2): 52-62.

Srnka, K.J. & Koeszegi, S.T. 2007. From Words to Numbers: How to Transform Qualitative Data into Meaningful Quantitative Results. SBR 59: 29-57.

Baptiste, I. 2001. Qualitative Data Analysis: Common Phases, Strategic Differences. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 2(3): Art. 22.

Charmaz, K. & Bryant, A. 2010. Grounded Theory. In: Denzin, N.K. & Lincoln, Y.S. (eds). The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research.

Chenail, R.J. 2012. Conducting Qualitative Data Analysis: Reading Line-by-Line, but Analyzing by Meaningful Qualitative Units. The Qualitative Report, 17(1): 266-269.

de Casterle, B.D. et al. 2011. QUAGOL: A guide for qualitative data analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 49: 360-371.

Leech, N.L. & Onweugbuzie, A.J. 2008. Qualitative Data Analysis: A Compendium of Techniques and a Framework for Selection for School Psychology Research and Beyond. School Psychology Quarterly, 23(4): 587-604.

Taylor-Powell, E. & Renner, M. 2003. Analyzing Qualitative Data. Madison: University of Wisconsin-Extension: 1-12.

Qualitative research​​
Patton, M.Q. 1999. Enhancing the Quality and Credibility of Qualitative Analysis. Health Services Research, 34(5) part 2: 1189 - 1209.

Morse, J.M. et al. 2002. Verification Strategies for Establishing Reliability and Validity in Qualitative Research. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 1(2): 13-23.

Golafshani, N. 2003. Understanding Reliability and Validity in Qualitative Research. The Qualitative Report V, 8(4): 597-607.