Contains information on qualitiative and quantitative research methods, designing research methods, and video case studies. Access to Datasets 1 and 2 only.
Books - close to 900 titles such as Comparative Historical Methods and Using Narrative in Research
Little Green books - 174 titles from the series Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences including titles such as Quantitative Narrative Analysis, Methods of Randomization in Experimental Design, and Working with Archival Data
Little Blue books - 46 titles from a Qualitative Research Methods series including titles such as Analyzing Visual Data, Understanding Ethnographic Texts, and Strategies for Interpreting Qualitative Data
Major works - 6 titles These tend to be multi-volume works. e.g. SAGE Qualitative Research Methods and SAGE Secondary Data Analysis
Handbooks - 55 titles e.g. The SAGE Handbook of Child Research and Data Literacy: a User's Guide
Reference books - 15 titles, specialized encyclopedias and dictionaries for quick answers and definitions such as Encyclopedia of Evaluation and Dictionary of Statistics & Methodology
(Journal) Articles - published in research methods books, usually major works, and in encyclopedias and dictionaries rather than in journals
Datasets - over 150 datasets from research studies; can be used to try out data analysis
Video - limited access to SAGE's video content; refine by "Available to me" for accessible titles
Project Planner - listed as both a Content Type and a Research Tool, includes answers to questions such as "What is Sampling?"
broadly searches the web for scholarly literature across disciplines and source types: journal articles, theses etc. from publisher websites and institutional repositories.
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