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SAGE Research Methods: Books & Reference

SAGE Research Methods is there for you around the clock whenever you need guidance on your research journey. From looking up a quick definition to step-by-step guidance through the entire research process, it’s easy to find appropriate content, no matter how much (or little) research experience you have.

The hundreds of book titles explore various aspects of the research process, including grant-writing and publication; the full range of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods; and how research is conducted in various academic disciplines.

Users will find step-by-step guidance through the research process in the Project Planner, from writing a researchable question to gathering and analyzing data to disseminating your results.  Each succinct description is augmented by hand-selected content for further reading and handy checklists to measure progress on your own project.

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Content and Features 

  • Titles from SAGE’s renowned book, journal, and reference content in Research Methods
  • Project Planner guides users through each step of the research process with links to hand selected content for further reading
  • The Methods Map visualizes relationships among unique methods terms, concepts, and people
  • Reading Lists can be used to compile selected books, book chapters, and journal articles for later review or to share with colleagues
  • Explore related online journal content with the SAGE Journals widget

How SAGE Research Methods supports research

  • Supports students in research methods courses or conducting research by providing instructional content for every step of the research process
  • Aids faculty research by providing crucial resources to help write up methodology for publication in the best research journals
  • Provides faculty teaching research methods that find sample assignments and create supplemental reading lists to share with students
  • Helps librarians teach information literacy, research skills, literature review, and writing


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SAGE Research Methods is an excellent resource for researchers and faculty alike. No self-respecting library should be without it! 
—Dr. Paul Baines, Professor of Political Marketing, Cranfield University

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