Broaden your understanding of chapter topics and link to real conversations about social research.
Each of these web sites covers many methods topics.
A series of downloadable brief papers each providing a guide to a different social research method
e-Source: Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
20 chapters written by international experts in methods and methodology
Web Center for Social Research Methods
A comprehensive guide to social research methods, with a leaning towards information about quantitative methods
Forum: Qualitative Social Research
An open-access journal with articles covering many aspects of qualitative research
Associated with the University of Manchester this site contains resources and guidance on many different approaches to doing research
A password-protected site providing paid access to many different research methods resources – books, journal articles, datasets, case studies of research projects and videos. Some of the links on www.rscbook.co.uk provide free access to some of these resources
Online QDA (Qualitative Data Analysis)
Learning materials covering all aspects of qualitative data analysis