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Dana Library's Data Support: Nvivo

Download NVIVO as Rutgers Users

NVIVO 12 is free for Rutgers faculty/staff/student (except GSE) to download. Following the steps listed below:

  1. Go to Rutgers Software Portal at
  2. Log in with your NetID and Password.
  3. Put "NVIVO" in the search box on the up right corner of the Software Portal homepage, and search.
  4. Download files are available under the "Downloads" tab at the bottom of the page.  Your activation code is a download file.
  5. The license might be for a specific time interval.  After that date, you will need to download a new license from this site.
  6. If you are going to work with media files, you might need third-party codec software
  7. Updates to NVIVO may be available after the basic installation.  The program might prompt you to download the update version, such as "NVIVO 12.x."

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