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  1. Note that these are predominantly very general texts.

     

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  2. General Research Guides 11 items
    1. Research proposals: a practical guide - Martyn Denscombe 2012

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    2. The hard-pressed researcher: a research handbook for the caring professions - Anne Edwards, Robin Talbot 1999

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    3. Doing research in the real world - David E. Gray 2018

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    4. So you want to do research!: a guide for beginners on how to formulate research questions - Ian Lewis, Pamela Munn, University of Glasgow. Faculty of Education. SCRE Centre 2004

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    5. Developing effective research proposals - Keith Punch 2016, ©2016

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    6. How to do a research project: a guide for undergraduate students - Colin Robson c2014

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    7. Real world research: a resource for users of social research methods in applied settings - Colin Robson, Kieran McCartan 2016

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    8. How to do your research project: a guide for students in education and applied social sciences - Gary Thomas 2017

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    9. Your research project: designing and planning your work - Nicholas Walliman c2011

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  3. Reviewing Literature 5 items
    1. Systematic approaches to a successful literature review - Andrew Booth, Anthea Sutton, Diana Papaioannou 2016

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    2. Conducting research literature reviews: from the internet to paper - Arlene Fink c2014

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    3. Effective literature searching for research - Sarah Gash c2000

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    4. Doing a literature review: releasing the research imagination - Chris Hart 2018

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    5. Doing a literature search: a comprehensive guide for the social sciences - Chris Hart 2001

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  4. General Methods and Data Analysis 14 items
    1. Learning from research: getting more from your data - Judith Bell, Clive Opie 2002

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    2. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2016

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    3. A student's guide to methodology: justifying enquiry - Peter Clough, Cathy Nutbrown c2012

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    4. Research methods in education - Louis Cohen, Lawrence Manion, Keith Morrison 2018

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    5. Research methodology: a step-by-step guide for beginners - Ranjit Kumar 2014

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    6. The student's guide to research ethics - Paul Oliver 2010 (electronic resource)

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    7. Introduction to social research: quantitative and qualitative approaches - Keith Punch 2014

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    8. Essentials of research methods : a guide to social science research - Janet M. Ruane 2015

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    9. Social research methods : qualitative and quantitative approaches - H. Russell Bernard 2013

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    10. Qualitative research: issues of theory, method and practice - David Silverman c2011

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    11. Doing qualitative research: a practical handbook - David Silverman c2013

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