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Sage Research Methods

Sage Research Methods is an innovative fulltext online tool designed to assist researchers, faculty and students with their research, particularly in the social sciences. SRM focuses on methodoogy. It currently contains over 640 books, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks and more. To find out more about SRM and how to use it please go to the SRM Libguide.  http://libguides.ucalgary.ca/sageresearch.

To access the database please click http://srmo.sagepub.com.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/ or go to Search collections/databases and search for Sage Research Methods.

 

Resources for Qualitative Research

Qualitative

Creswell, J. W. (2013). Qualitative inquiry and research design: choosing among five traditions. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, Inc.

Maxwell, J. A. (2013). Qualitative research design: an interactive approach. (3rd edition.)Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.

Miles, M. B., & Huberman, A. M. & Saldana, J (2014). Qualitative data analysis: a methods sourcebook. (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications

Resources for Quantitative Research

Quantitative

Dillman, D., J.D. Smyth, & L.M. Christian. (2008). Internet, Mail, and Mixed-Mode Surveys: The Tailored Design Method. New York: John Wiley & Son.

Trochim, W.M.K.  and Donnelly, J.P. (2006). The Research Methods Knowledge Base. Atomic Dog Publishing. (Freely available online at www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/