QDR Blog

Improving QDR's Dataverse for Qualitative Data

DOI: https://doi.org/10.59350/5q4p1-ew181

When QDR adopted the Dataverse platform in early 2017, one of our goals was to improve the software, development primarily with quantitative data in mind, for qualitative data and the researchers using it. A little more than one year into using Dataverse software at QDR, we have made significant strides in this direction. Here is a quick overview of some of our biggest additions. I also talk about some of these in the video below.

Webinar: A Tale of Two Data Projects

DOI: https://doi.org/10.59350/24tgn-56d24

Data Curation at the Qualitative Data Repository

On November 7, Sebastian Karcher, QDR's associate director, and Dessi Kirilova, our curation specialist, hosted a webinar providing deep insights into QDR's curation process based on two data projects. Around sixty participants attended live and many others inquired about a recording. The recording of the webinar is now available on YouTube.

Ode to Data

DOI: https://doi.org/10.59350/gy683-42362

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: