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Software for Data Analysis: NVivo

Recommended resources (online tutorials and books) for social science data analysis, complied by software packages and level of proficiency.

What is NVivo?

NVivo is a qualitative data analysis package from QSR International. NVivo helps researchers to organize and analyze complex textual and multimedia data. The software allows users to classify, sort and arrange thousands of pieces of information. It also accommodates a wide range of research methods. 

Getting Access to NVivo

NUworkspace offers users a Windows virtual desktop with a suite of software applications (including NVivo 12) for University work.

The following library computers have NVivo version 11 installed:
  • University Library Information Commons - PublicIC03, PublicIC06,
  • Deering Library Room 101 - PublicGov09 
  • Mudd Library - PublicMudd01


Tutorials & Help

Your Librarian

Anne Zald's picture
Anne Zald
Anne Zald
Subjects: Government Information; Social Science Data; Regulatory Compliance
Main Library Room 1214
Northwestern University Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Skype Contact: anne.zald

Your Librarian

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Jeannette Moss
University Library
2 North (Core) Rm. 2303
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208