Skip to Main Content

Qualitative Data Analysis: Home

This guide provides information and guidance for researchers interested in conducting qualitative data analysis.

General Information

NYU Data Services: NYU Libraries and Information Technology logo




For assistance, reach out by chat below or submit a request

We can be reached by email at

If you've met with us before, tell us how we're doing


Service Desk and Chat

Desk and Chat Service Staffed Hours: Fall 2021
   Mondays:        12pm - 5pm
   Tuesdays:       12pm - 5pm
   Wednesdays: 12pm - 5pm
   Thursdays:     12pm - 5pm
   Fridays:          12pm - 5pm

chat loading...

Qualtitative Support

Qualitative Data Services

For your qualitative data analysis needs, Data Services supports Taguette, MAXQDA, and ATLAS.ti software applications. Currently, MAXQDA and ATLAS.ti  installed on computers in the NYU Bobst Library's Research Commons on the 5th floor.  ATLAS.ti is also available on the Virtual Computer Lab for NYU students.

Warning regarding the VCL: Please be sure you are familiar with successfully saving your when working on the VCL before you begin coding.  We have several incidents of loss to data due to issues in saving materials, therefore it is best for users to export the project bundle if they want a copy on their personal computer. We recommend you access the VCL using Chrome or Firefox, given we have had issues with the Safari browser.

Library workshops

We offer a number of classes each month, which can be found at: For help deciding which qualitative data analysis software to use, attend our general monthly information session:  What Qualitative Data Analysis (QDA) Software to Use?

Synchronous Consultations

You can also make an appointment to meet with a qualitative data specialists by yourself or with your group via this appointment form: 

Asynchronous Consultations

You may also send us your questions via email at e-mails will be answered within one business day (messages received on Friday will not be answered until Monday).

Service Guidelines

Whom we can help: 

  • Consulting services are limited to current NYU students, faculty, and staff. 

Services we provide: 

  • One-on-one consultations for specific technical questions related to the usage of Atlas Ti, Nvivo, and Taguette. 
  • Embedded classes for large group instruction of qualitative data analysis tools. 
  • Monthly workshops that provide an introduction to NYU-supported software.

Types of Assistance not covered by our services: 

  • Methodological support regarding the type of qualitative research design used, and coding standards, best practices for qualitative research, etc. 
  • Assistance on homework or projects related to coursework. 
  • Ongoing consulting with large scale qualitative research projects. 


Creative Commons License
Original work in this LibGuide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.