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What is QDS™?
What's New in Version 5.0?
System Requirements
Free Trial Version
Archived Versions

Technical Support
Online QDS™ 5.0 Help System 
QDS 5.0 New Features (PDF|1.7MB)
QDS™ Video Tutorials
Maintenance Upgrades
QDS Sample Files

Related Services
QDS™ Trainings
Questionnaire Development

Brochures Adobe PDF documents
QDS™ Fact Sheet (2MB)
QDS™ ACASI Case Study (84KB)
Custom Data Management Solutions (158KB)

For support or technical information, please contact:

QDS Support

For sales-related information,
please contact:

QDS Sales
NOVA Research Company
801 Roeder Road
Suite 700
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-986-1891
Fax: 301-986-4931



Welcome to the home of QDS™ (Questionnaire Development System) questionnaire and survey development software, and QDS™ questionnaire and survey development programming services. Researchers interested in automating and administering their data collection instruments or clinical trial forms on their computers use QDS™ software in CAPI (computer assisted personal interview), CASI (computer assisted self interview) or ACASI (audio computer assisted self interview), and QDS-Web™ (web-based interview) formats for laptop, desktop, tablet, and mobile devices. Download a free trial version of QDS™ software to try for yourself.

What's New?
Click to read about the enhancements found in our newest release - QDS™ v5.0 - Released January 21, 2019.

What Customers are saying about QDS
Rotating customer quotes

With QDS™ you can:

  • Produce all materials needed to administer a questionnaire from a single set of specifications
  • Reuse field-tested questions by copying specifications between questionnaires
  • Easily update and rebuild questionnaire software and supporting documentation
With QDS™ you get:

  • Rapid development of questionnaires and data collection software (Data Entry, CAPI, ACASI, QDS-Web™)
  • Computerized interviewing without programming
  • Multiple modes of administration from a single set of specifications with no additional programming
  • Support for multiple language interviews
  • Codebook and change history
List of current institutions/agencies using QDS
Affiliated Systems Corp.
California State University, Long Beach
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Emory University
Jackson State University
Johns Hopkins University
Medical College of Wisconsin
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
National Academy of Medicine
National Development & Research Institutes, Inc. (NDRI)
New York Academy of Medicine
New York City Department of Health
New York Psychiatric Institute
Syracuse University
Texas Department of Health
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Francisco
University of Colorado
University of Connecticut
University of Delaware
University of Illinois-Chicago School of Public Health
University of Kentucky
University of Maryland School of Medicine
University of Miami
University of Oklahoma
University of Texas-Houston School of Public Health
Yale University
Numerous hospitals and VA medical centers

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