QDR Blog

Ode to Data

Meet QDR's fuzzy and beautiful mascot, Data the capybara:

Image of Data the Capybara

Data (unsurprisingly given her name) got so inspired by #lovedata18 that she composed a whole ode for the occasion and asked us to share it, which we are all too happy to do:

Teaching Qualitative Data Management: Lessons Learned

We have always envisioned QDR as more than a place to deposit (qualitative) data. QDR is also a resource for qualitative and multi-method social scientists working with data. As part of this vision, we regularly teach courses on data management. With varying line-ups, QDR experts have taught data management at the annual Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research since 2013, where we also held individual data management consultations for the first time this year.

Workshop: CAQDAS Projects and Digital Repositories

On October 28, 2016, a group of 19 developers, researchers, and repository specialists met at Syracuse University’s Lubin House in New York City to discuss “CAQDAS Projects and Digital Repositories’ Best Practices,” a one-day workshop organized by the Qualitative Data Repository. CAQDAS – Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis – describes a group of applications that allow researchers to manage, link, tag/code, annotate/produce memos about, analyze, and visualize qualitative and multi-method data.

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