Research tools

Research tools are a rapidly changing area and the REBPC have compiled a list of available and generally free resources to help with various parts of the research process.


Any additional suggestions are welcome, please email us using the contact link.


General research tools and resources


Qualitative research

  • GRADECERQual guidelines from qualitative research
  • TAMS (Text analysis markup system) Mac only
  • QDA miner lite enables analysis of textual data such as interview and news transcripts, open-ended responses, etc. as well as for the analysis of still images with basic CAQDAS features.
  • RDQA is a R package for Qualitative Data Analysis


Primary research tools

Systematic review tools