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NVivo: Home

This guide serves as an introduction to NVivo 12 social data analysis software. It will also serve to provide tips and troubleshooting questions to advanced users of the software.


Welcome to the LibGuide on NVivo qualitative data analysis software, designed to help beginner and advanced users of NVivo. 

Use the tabs above to navigate and find the resources you're looking for. Assume that any instructions are for Windows computers unless they specifically are labelled for Mac. Mac computers have slightly different looks and features, read more in the Download NVivo tab above. 

Can't find what you need, or have a suggestion for an addition? Contact Cara Bradley (Research and Scholarship Librarian)

NVivo is a qualitative data analysis software, that can help you manage, explore and find patterns in your data. It allows you to collect and organize content from interviews, focus group discussions, surveys, audio, social media data, YouTube videos, and web pages. NVivo supports both qualitative and mixed methods research. 

This video will serve to introduce users to NVivo and general features.

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Cara Bradley
University of Regina Library
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This LibGuide was created by Ally Patton an intern for the Archer Library in May 2020.