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What is NVivo?

NVivo is a qualitative data analysis (QDA) computer software package produced by QSR International.  It allows users to organize and analyze unstructured or semi-structured data, such as interviews, field notes, audiovisual material and journal articles. Users can organize their material by topic to uncover trends and emerging themes. The university has licensed the NVivo Plus version.

Getting Started

Who Can Use It?

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Departments

Are There Any Costs?

  • No charge to users
  • Software is centrally funded

How Do I Get It?

How Do I Discontinue It?

  • Yearly licence that must be renewed
  • Expires when you leave Queens

Additional Information

Software Publisher

Supported Platform / System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 or later; minimum 2 GB RAM; 5 GB available hard-disk space
  • Mac OS X 10.11; minimum 4 GB RAM; 3GB of available hard-disk space

Governing IT Policies

Users of this software are governed by the following policies: 

Help & Support


  • Installation tutorials to be updated shortly

Support Level: 

Self-Help Resources and Information

  • For more useful resources on getting up and running with NVivo Plus including tutorials, online help, eWorkshops, and training, visit the Getting Started page.

Issues with obtaining this software should be addressed with the IT Support Centre at 613.533.6666 during business hours or by filling out the Help Form at


Last updated: February 28, 2020