Fall 2016 Qualtrics workshops

We’re happy to offer a series of Qualtrics workshops this semester. Registration is not required.

Qualtrics online survey software offers features for building surveys, distributing surveys, and analyzing and reporting on survey responses. Qualtrics is available at no cost to UA students, faculty, and staff.

These sessions will focus on the new Qualtrics Insight Platform, an overview of which is provided on the Qualtrics website and in this introductory video.

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Fall 2016 NVivo workshops

We’ll offer a series of NVivo workshops in Gorgas Library this semester. Registration is not required.

NVivo software supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It is used to organize, analyze, and find insights in unstructured data: text in documents and PDFs, audio, video, images, spreadsheets, web pages, social media data, and web content. The software allows users to work with large amounts of data in many languages and supports a wide range of research methodologies. NVivo is found on computers throughout the Libraries; students, faculty, and staff can also download the software at no cost via the Office of Information Technology.

Check out the NVivo feature list or watch a brief introductory video to get a better idea of what NVivo is and how you might use it.

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NVivo webinars for UA users

These following sessions on the basics of using NVivo software for qualitative data analysis are being provided by QSR International for their enterprise customers, including UA faculty, staff, and students. The one-hour live sessions will cover how to import and code either text (documents & PDFs) or other types of data (audio/video, images, surveys & social media) on both PC and Mac. Continue reading

Fall 2015 NVivo workshops

We had a great response to our first NVivo workshops in the spring and are happy to offer three sessions this semester. Two introductory workshops will be held in the Alabama Digital Humanities Center and McLure Library. While NVivo is most often described as software for qualitative and mixed methods research, it’s a also a great tool for literature review, regardless of discipline, something we’ll discuss in an October workshop at McLure. Continue reading

Fall 2015 Academic Technologies workshops open for registration

Registration for Fall 2015 Academic Technologies workshops is now open! This semester will offer opportunities to learn about ArcGIS, Esri Story Maps, Google Geo Tools (My Maps, Earth, and Fusion Tables), Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Sway, and Word), NVivo, SPSS, and more. Download a flyer (landscape (PDF) & portrait (PDF)) or view workshop descriptions and register here. Continue reading

New this semester: NVivo workshops

NVivo is a qualitative data analysis package used to organize and analyze data in documents, audio, video, images, spreadsheets and database tables, literature reviews and bibliographies, web pages, social media content, and more. The software allows users to work with large amounts of data in many languages and supports a wide range of research methodologies. It is available in McLure Library. Continue reading