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Qualitative Methods

By John F. Williams [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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IRiSS supports the use of qualitative methods in social science research. Qualitative methods include but are not limited to:

  • Ethnography and fieldwork
  • Interviewing (long-form, unstructured, structured, etc.)
  • Archival research
  • Content and text analysis
  • Observation, including participant observation

More information

Please see our "Lunch & Learn: Essential Social Science Research Tools" lecture series calendar for speakers on qualitative methods.

Contact Carolyn Ybarra for questions about qualitative methods and related research support.