Ethnographic Methods & Tools

Qualitative Research Methods Resources, UW-Madison School of Education
Qualitative Data Analysis Tools at MERIT Library, UW-Madison
Comparison of NVivo, MAXQDA, ATLAS.ti, and Dedoose software


UW-Madison Educational and Social/Behavioral Sciences Institutional Review Board
Ethnography Proposal Pose a Problem for IRBs: A lack of details or written forms can cause conflict between researchers and IRBs.” A short piece by the American Anthropological Association (2006) discusses some challenges of ethnographic work and IRBs.


WISCER Summer Fieldwork Award

Ethnographic Research Groups in Sociology

University of California-Berkeley Center for Ethnographic Research
University of Texas-Austin Ethnography Lab
Yale Ethnography Project