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Web Resources

  • Text Analysis Overview


    A comprehensive summary of the Content Analysis field including resources and software tools

  • Atlas TI

    Analysis Tools

    A computer software program used mostly, but not exclusively, in qualitative research or qualitative data analysis.

  • CAT Scanner

    Analysis Tools

    A free Windows-based application for conducting computer-aided text analyses.

  • The Content Analysis Guidebook Online


    Analysis Tools

    A text analysis application that uses word lists to search text for qualities of certainty, activity, optimism, realism, and commonality.

  • Event Study Tools


    A project which seeks to facilitate the dissemination and use of standard research tools to study the economic impact of discrete events.

  • General Inquirer

    Analysis Tools
  • LIWC

    Analysis Tools

    A text analysis software program which calculates the degree to which people use different categories of words across a wide array of texts, including emails, speeches, poems, or transcribed daily speech.


    Analysis Tools

    A QDA software which supports all individuals performing qualitative data or content analysis by helping to systematically evaluate and interpret textual data.

  • Nvivo

    Analysis Tools

    A QDA software package useful for working with very rich text-based and/or multimedia information, where deep levels of analysis on small or large volumes of data are required.

  • Provalis

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    A QDA software application suite.

  • ReCal: Reliability calculation

    Analysis Tools

    An online utility that computes intercoder/interrater reliability coefficients for nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio-level data.