During COVID-19, Research Commons' services continue.

SFU graduate students are encouraged to book consultations with the Research Commons staff and partners. Consultations are available by phone, via email, or through online video-conference.

Not finding what you're looking for? Please get in touch with us at research-commons@sfu.ca so we can discuss your research support needs. 


Community of SFU NVivo users

Join our online Canvas community for SFU NVivo users! In this centralized hub for learning, sharing, and making connections, we offer self-service learning materials, an online discussion forum, and host online office hours.

We have compiled a bibliography of SFU faculty and graduate students who have used NVivo.  Please contact us at nvivo-rc@sfu.ca if you know of additional resources that can be added to this list.

Social media forums

QSR International Facebook pageThe QSR NVivo Facebook page contains a variety of updated events, tutorials and conversations about NVivo. Stay in touch with the latest developments and educational opportunities. Frequently Asked Questions are being answered in a very timely fashion.

@QSRInt on Twitter

On Twitter: @NVivoByQSR
The QSR International twitter feed contains very useful pieces of information from the community of researchers using NVivo. The short snippets can include very useful and clever tips and trick from fellow NVivo users. This platform is a lot more user-centred.

QSR on LinkedIn

On LinkedIn: NVivo Users Group
The space of the LinkedIn group connects the community of researchers with each other. It can be a great starting point for conversations, professional development and future collaborations.

Print and online titles available through SFU Library

  • Qualitative Data Analysis: A Methods Sourcebook by Matthew B. Miles and Michael Huberman [print]
  • Research Decisions: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Method Approaches (5th ed.) by Ted Palys and Chris Atchison [print]