Using external transcribers for your qualitative data: New Realities toolkit

Categories: Qualitative, Tools and Resources

The aim of this Realities toolkit is to help you plan properly for sending your interview/focus group recordings to somebody else for transcribing, and save you time by helping you do this more efficiently. It covers:

  • budgeting for transcribing costs (see our cost calculator spreadsheet too)
  • choosing a good transcriber
  • managing the administrative side of the transcription process
  • improving recording quality for accurate transcripts
  • help with formatting transcripts
  • ethical considerations, and
  • checking your transcript