The Qualitative Report

The Qualitative Report (ISSN 1052-0147) is a peer-reviewed, on-line monthly journal devoted to writing and discussion of and about qualitative, critical, action, and collaborative inquiry and research. The Qualitative Report, the oldest multidisciplinary qualitative research journal in the world, serves as a forum and sounding board for researchers, scholars, practitioners, and other reflective-minded individuals who are passionate about ideas, methods, and analyses permeating qualitative, action, collaborative, and critical study. These pages are open to a variety of forms: original, scholarly activity such as qualitative research studies, critical commentaries, editorials, or debates concerning pertinent issues and topics; news of networking and research possibilities; and other sorts of journalistic and literary shapes which may interest and pique readers.

Current Issue: Volume 20, Number 9 (September 2015)



Translating the News: A Grounded Theory of Care Initiation by Individuals Living with HIV
Joseph Perazzo, Donna Martsolf, Tracy Pritchard, and Rebecca Tehan

Book Review

How To Articles


Are We There Yet? Data Saturation in Qualitative Research
Patricia I. Fusch and Lawrence R. Ness

Teaching and Learning


Catching the “Tail/Tale” of Teaching Qualitative Inquiry to Novice Researchers
Thalia M. Mulvihill, Raji Swaminatha, and Lucy C. Bailey