Provide definitions and resources on diverse types of qualitative research.
Give you information on online data sets to access for your own use and to classes and workshops for qualitative research training.
Offer qualitative software options for transcription and coding.
Inform you on the importance of data citation and data management.
What is Qualitative Research?
Studies and evaluates lived experiences and social life.
Often generates new theories about social life.
Instead of focusing on statistics and large data sets, as in quantitative research, qualitative researchers study smaller communities and groups of people to attempt to understand socio-cultural contexts, interactions, and events
(Adapted from Patricia Leavy. 2014. "Introduction." In The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research. Patricia Leavy, editor.)