SAGE Research Methods online  is a research methods tool which supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process. From designing your research project, understanding your chosen methods, identifying new methods, conducting your research or writing up your findings there is good quality content available within this resource.  This ranges from encyclopaedia references and book chapters that will help you understand the research process through to video clips and cases studies that can be used in teaching.

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SAGE Research Methods includes the Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences (QASS) called the ‘Little Green Books’ series. This series has short explanations on Quantitative Methodology and Research Methods. The package also includes the Qualitative Research Methods series, ‘Little Blue Books’.  There are 1000s of other titles, videos and cases studies by academics on various topics all stages of research. There is also a research planner which shows the stages of the research process.




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There is also a methods map which is useful for visualising and defining concepts and understanding how these are linked together.

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