The Collaboratory hosts the UCSB Qualitative Data Analysis Study Group.  This group serves as a forum for discussion regarding methods and tools used in any research involving the collection and analysis of qualitative data sources, such as open-ended questionaires, interviews, ethnographies, and social media.


The Collaboratory licenses MaxQDA and NVIVO.  These programs area available in the Collaboratory.  COVID-19: please contact us directly to discuss alternate access mechanisms.

We host occasional events and an e-mail list.  ​To subscribe, please send an email from your UCSB email address to