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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).

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

Schiellerup, P. 2007. Stop making sense: the trials and tribulations of qualitative data analysis. Area, 40 (2): 163-171.
http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk/publications/downloads/schiellerup08_stopmaking.pdf

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.
http://www.revistaiic.org/articulos/num6/articulo4_esp.pdf

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

Guidry, J.A. 2002. LibQUAL spring 2001 comments: a qualitative analysis using ATLAS.ti. Performance Measurement and Metrics, 3(2):100-107.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14678040210429008

MacMillan, K. 2005. More Than Just Coding? Evaluating CAQDAS in a Discourse Analysis of News Texts. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 6(3) Art. 25.
http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/view/28/59

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.
http://qsrinternational.com/FileResourceHandler.ashx/RelatedDocuments/DocumentFile/73/Reflecting_on_the_strategic_use_of_CAQDAS-Wickham_and_Woods.pdf

Bong, S.A. 2002. Debunking Myths in Qualitative Data Analysis. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 3(2), May.
http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/view/849/1844

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.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1547-5069.2000.00393.x/pdf

Rambaree, K. 2007. Bringing Rigour in Qualitative Social Research: The Use of CAQDAS. Research Week, 13(A).
http://www.gfmer.ch/GFMER_members/pdf/CAQDAS_Rambaree_2007.pdf

Smit, B. 2005. Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Software: Friend or Foe. South African Computer Journal, 35: 107-111.
http://www.sanpad.org.za

Kikooma, J.B. 2010. Using Qualitative Data Analysis Software in a Social Constructionist Study of Entrepeneurship. Qualitative Research Journal, 10(1):40-51.
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=17021414

Coding
Basit, T.N. 2003. Manual or electronic? The role of coding in qualitative data analysis. Educational research, 45(2): 143-154.
http://chelt.anu.edu.au/sites/default/files/hero/analysis.pdf

Bowen, G.A. 2008. Naturalistic enquiry and the saturation concept: a research note. Qualitative Research, 8:137-152.
http://qrj.sagepub.com/content/8/1/137.abstract

Burnard, P. et al. 2008. Analysing and presenting qualitative data. British Dental Journal, 204(8): 429-432.
http://www.academia.edu/709185/Analysing_and_presenting_qualitative_data

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.
http://dis.sagepub.com/content/13/4/417

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.
http://fmx.sagepub.com/content/15/1/85.abstract

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

Presenting QDA
Bryman, A. 2006. Integrating quantitative and qualitative research: how is it done? Qualitative Research, 6(1): 97-113.
http://www.sagepub.com/bjohnsonstudy/articles/Bryman.pdf

Thompson, R. 2002. Reporting the Results of Computer-assisted Analysis of Qualitative Research Data. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 3(2).
http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/view/864

QDA approaches
Dey, I. 1993. Qualitative Data Analysis. Routledge.
http://www.classmatandread.net/class/785wk3/Qualitative_data_analysis.pdf

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.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21319484

Srnka, K.J. & Koeszegi, S.T. 2007. From Words to Numbers: How to Transform Qualitative Data into Meaningful Quantitative Results. SBR 59: 29-57.
http://www.sbr-online.de/pdfarchive/einzelne_pdf/sbr_2007_jan-029-057.pdf

Baptiste, I. 2001. Qualitative Data Analysis: Common Phases, Strategic Differences. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 2(3): Art. 22.
http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/viewArticle/917/2002

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.
http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ973045.pdf

de Casterle, B.D. et al. 2011. QUAGOL: A guide for qualitative data analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 49: 360-371.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21996649

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.
http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/spq/23/4/587.html

Taylor-Powell, E. & Renner, M. 2003. Analyzing Qualitative Data. Madison: University of Wisconsin-Extension: 1-12.
http://learningstore.uwex.edu/assets/pdfs/g3658-12.pdf

Qualitative research​​
Patton, M.Q. 1999. Enhancing the Quality and Credibility of Qualitative Analysis. Health Services Research, 34(5) part 2: 1189 - 1209.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1089059/

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.
http://www.ualberta.ca/~iiqm/backissues/1_2Final/pdf/morseetal.pdf

Golafshani, N. 2003. Understanding Reliability and Validity in Qualitative Research. The Qualitative Report V, 8(4): 597-607.
http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR8-4/golafshani.pdf