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Selected resources for research in sociology and allied fields.

Best Bet: Research Methods

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Finding Information About Research Methods

Literature on research methods can be found in books and journal articles, so searching in the library catalog and databases will turn up relevant sources.

Some relevant subjects to search on in Mirlyn include:

  • Social sciences -- Research
  • Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology
  • Sociology -- Research; or Social sciences -- Statistical methods

Many publishers distribute books on research methods. Sage is among the most prolific and offers Sage Research Methods: a database devoted specifically to the research methods literature.

Research Methods Reference Works