Welcome to The David Gray Online Library

Your textbook comes with free access to a wealth of handpicked tools and learning resources in The David Gray Online Library, which is designed to help you understand key concepts and apply them in practice so you can succeed in your studies.

Within each resource type you can find chapter-specific resources to examine alongside the textbook.

On this website students will find:

Lecturers can log in to access:

Further reading including free journal articles and SAGE book chapters to help you delve deeper and support your assignments.

Weblinks for exploring online articles and blog posts to expand your understanding of each topic.

Case studies to discover examples of real research for a deeper insight into practice and theory.

Watch the author videos that introduce each chapter. These provide valuable top tips for conducting effective research and showcase best practice to help you prepare for your own research project and future career.

Watch specially selected videos from YouTube and SAGE Research Methods to improve your understanding of key concepts and give you deeper insight into research in the real world.

Build your employability skills with a host of weblinks that will help you improve key skills in the workplace.

Practise your skills with free datasets that give you hands-on experience with data analysis.

Apply templates and checklists to your own research project to help you successfully stay on track.

Just click on the links to the left.

PowerPoint slides featuring figures and tables from the book, which can be customized for use in your own presentations.

A Testbank of multiple choice questions which relate to the key concepts in each chapter. These can be used in class, as homework or in exams.

The Resource Pack. Upload all the lecturer and student resources that this book comes with into your institution’s learning management system (Blackboard or Moodle). Customize the content to suit your teaching needs.

Log in or create an instructor account by clicking on the tab at the top.

For advice to support your studies visit the SAGE Study Skills website for videos, quizzes and tips to help with your essay and dissertation writing, presentations, literature reviews and more.

To find out more about the book, please visit the SAGE website.


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