qualitative data; data sharing; CAQDAS;
Cataloging and Metadata | Library and Information Science | Social and Behavioral Sciences
The Qualitative Data Repository (QDR, www.qdr.org) is an archive dedicated to qualitative data and data underlying multi-method inquiry. QDR is the only repository of its kind in the US—dedicated specifically to curating and archiving qualitative data and attuned to the requirements and concerns of qualitative researchers, their materials and sources. Planning for QDR begun in 2007, as discussions about data sharing gained increasing salience in the social sciences. Much of the infrastructure and advice on sharing data, however, focused on quantitative data. QDR was thus founded to fill this gap and provide dedicated guidance and suitable infrastructure for the needs of qualitative and multi-method researchers. With its roots in political science, QDR is now an interdisciplinary and international social science data repository, serving researchers from disciplines as diverse as public health, sociolinguistics, anthropology, and political science.
Karcher, Sebastian; Kirilova, Dessi; and Page, Christiane, "Sharing and Managing Qualitative Data" (2019). Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs. 2.
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