NVivo is software that supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It’s designed to help you organize, analyze and find insights in unstructured, or qualitative data like: interviews, open-ended survey responses, articles, social media and web content.

How do I request or access this service?

NVivo is available in the following areas on the Nanaimo Campus:

NVivo (Bldg 250-115,135, Bldg 315-112, Bldg 356-221,340, atrium, Bldg 305-508, Library Commons Desktops)

To have NVivo installed on your VIU owned computer please create an IT Service Request or email ITHelp@viu.ca.  To speed up your request, please include your computer name with your request.  NVivo is available for Windows or Mac operating systems.

How do I get help with this service?

NVivo workshops are periodically scheduled by the Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity Office.  Check the bi-weekly SRCA Newsletter for details on upcoming workshops.

Getting Started Guides:

Getting Started with NVivo 11 for Windows

Getting Started with NVivo for Mac (Version 11)

NVivo Online Help:

NVivo 11 for Windows Help

NVivo 11 for Mac Help

Who can use this service?

Students and Employees

When is this service available?

Support for this service is available: M-F 8:00 - 4:30

Service is available: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week except during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

Our technology advisory page provides up-to-date information about the operations of Vancouver Island University's Information Technology systems and services. 

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