This book review comments on the second edition of Saldaña's (2013) Coding Manual for Qualitative Research. This review discusses the benefits of using this text as a qualitative coding guide and also discusses some perceived limitations. This review is intended to help researchers who are in the process of selecting qualitative coding reference texts.


Qualitative, Coding, Qualitative Coding Software

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Monica M. Gonzalez is a doctoral student at the University of South Florida earning her Ph.D. in Elementary Education Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in TESOL. Correspondence regarding this article can be addressed directly to: monicamarieg@mail.usf.edu.


Dr. Jenni Wolgemuth for making her love of qualitative research contagious.

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