QDA Miner 5 Qualitative Software Directly Imports Documents for Text Analysis from Reference Management Tools

Reference Management Tools are widely used by researchers and authors the world over to work with large volumes of scholarly documents. They are used to search, store and organize bibliographic data, abstracts and complete papers. The advent of more and more digital publishing has resulted in more and more content being available in PDF and other formats. Several reference management systems have their own searchable databases.  All this means researchers have access to larger volumes of information resulting in larger volumes of text to analyze. One...

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QDA Miner 5: Import Open Ended Questions from Web Survey Platforms

QDA Miner 5 text analysis software is planned to be released at the end of summer 2016. In the weeks leading up to the release we will be blogging about some of the new features you will see in the new version. An important tool for quantitative and qualitative researchers is web surveys. Web survey platforms open up the field for researchers. One can easily and cost effectively design and distribute a survey to an audience of almost any size. The challenge is in the analysis. Most companies provide basic charts and graphs for closed-ended question...

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User Profile: Working with WordStat in the Netherlands

  Dr. Pepijn Van Houwelingen is a researcher at the Netherlands Institute for Social Research. It is an interdepartmental, scientific institute that conducts social science research to help the government with its planning and policy development. The main fields studied are health, welfare, social security, the labour market and education with a particular focus on the relationships between these areas. Dr. Van Houwelingen has worked as a researcher at the institute for the last seven years.  He received his Phd at Hiroshima City University.  His...

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