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ITS Software Licenses


NVivo is software that supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It lets you collect, organize and analyze content from interviews, focus group discussions, surveys, audio, social media and web pages.

Category: Qualitative Analysis

Notes: None

Vendor Information

Vendor: QSR International
Software website:

License Information

Current version: NVivo 10
General OS support:
License renewal type: Annual
License effective dates: Three year agreement from March 29th through March 28th of the third year


Product Use Rights

Terms of Use: If the Licensed software was obtained, and is licensed, for an educational purpose the Licensed Software may only be used by individuals who are an employee of an educational institution and the Licensed Software may only be used for the teaching purposes of that institution.

Faculty/Staff Home Use: If the Licensed Software was obtained, and is licensed for, an educational purpose, the primary user of each computer on with the License Software is installed may make a second copy for his or her exclusive use on a personal computer at home.


Institutional licenses for Faculty/Staff:  ITS currently has a 102 seat license.  License costs are shared by multiple departments. Licenses are limited to employees of participating departments.  Departments interested in offering NVivo and sharing in the cost are encouraged to contact their distributed staff personnel for more information.

Student Licenses: Student licenses can be purchased directly from QSR International at




Students should contact QSR International directly at

SU Faculty and staff should contact your distributed staff personnel.  A current listing can be found here:

DSP's looking for additional information can contact the ITS Business Office at