Complete PDF Support Here in Version 8!
Dedoose 8 is on the horizon, and we couldn’t be more excited! One of the biggest improvements with Dedoose 8 is how we import and code PDF’s. Let’s take a closer look and go over the steps involved in importing and working with a PDF.
New Features in Dedoose 8: Descriptor Auto Link!
The new "Auto Link" feature allows you to take the title of your media and link it with any descriptor that matches in a field of your choosing, automatically!
New Features in Dedoose 8: Filtering via the Excerpts Tab
This set of blogs covers the new features for our upcoming release of Dedoose 8! Today we cover new Data Set controls, which allow you to filter your data right in the Excerpts Workspace!
Giving Dedoose Permission to Run in Flash
Trying to log in to Dedoose but keep getting the note above even after you have updated your Adobe Flash Player? Then you just have to give Dedoose permission to use Flash! Follow the steps included in this post to get Dedoose up and running again in no time!
Importing and Analyzing Twitter Data with Dedoose!
Dedoose is an amazing tool you can use for analyzing all types of data, and today we will import and do some basic analytics with Twitter data! Check out this step by step guide to import your twitter data!
Best Practices in Excerpting and Coding and Capitalizing on Dedoose Features
Sometimes excerpting and coding your qualitative data to maximize their value when integrating with quantitative data and carrying out your qualitative and mixed methods data analysis isn’t as straightforward as it may seem on the surface. At Dedoose we see lots of variation in these practices and are offering up this blog to provide some guidance based on what we know from our academic research and teaching experiences. We’ll hope this is helpful to a wide swath of you out there in the Dedoose user community and the value of context for your data analysis and capitalizing on Dedoose analytic features is crystal clear.
UPDATE: Converting Video & Audio For Data Analysis
AVC is an outstanding free video conversion tool that not only converts audio and video to more formats than you can imagine, but it is also capable extracting video and audio from CD's or DVD's, as well as ...
NEW Updated Dedoose Support Video Tutorials! Part 2: Code Setup
Here we discuss getting started from a shell in Dedoose, and how to approach creating, editing and using a code system. This includes creating descriptor fields and data, importing descriptor fields and data, submitting resources, linking resources and descriptors, building a tag tree and a whole lot more, brought to you by our very own Eli Lieber of UCLA.
NEW Updated Dedoose Support Video Tutorials! Part 1: Qualitative and Mixed Methods
As the new year rings in, we are beginning to update all of the old Dedoose Tutorial videos to include the latest User Interface, and most importantly… CLOSED CAPTIONS!
Interrater Reliability – Calculating Kappa
Reliability is the "consistency" or "repeatability" of your measures (William M.K. Trochim, Reliability) and, from a methodological perspective, is central to demonstrating that you’ve employed a rigorous approach to your project. There are a number of approaches to assess inter-rater reliability—see the Dedoose user guide for strategies...