MacQueen, Kathleen M. & Milstein, Bobby (1999)

A Systems Approach to Qualitative Data Management and Analysis
Field Methods, 11(1): 27-39
Description: Introduces and illustrates a systematic approach to qualitative data management from a database architecture perspective. Discusses four main types of information collected in qualitative research: information about primary sources, information from primary sources, secondary information generated by coders, and information about the coders and how quantitative approaches can be used to evaluate qualitative analysis.