Provides access to books, journals, and reference content including the Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences series (Little Green Books), the Qualitative Research Methods series (Little Blue Books), and case studies. Helps you create research projects, understand the methods behind them, and create and share lists.
Engaging and cross-disciplinary, Practical Research: Planning and Design is a do-it-yourself, understand-it-yourself manual for planning and conducting research. Suitable for a wide variety of courses in basic research methodology, the text guides the reader, step-by-step, from the selection of a problem, through the process of conducting authentic research, to the preparation of a completed report, with practical suggestions throughout.
John W. Creswell's A Concise Introduction to Mixed Methods Research is a brief overview of mixed methods research that takes readers through the essential steps in planning and designing a study. Rather than offering an extensive treatment of mixed methods, this concise book offers individuals in the social, behavioral, and health sciences a foundation for understanding mixed methods methodology. Practical for use in workshops, seminars, global webinars, and as a supplementary text in undergraduate and graduate classes, Creswell's book is ideal for the beginner or the more advanced researcher looking for a quick primer in mixed methods, by an authoritative mixed methods scholar.
The dissertation process is one of endurance, willpower, and patience. To simplify the journey for today's graduate students, The Dissertation Desk Reference harvests the components that consistently appear in dissertations, with a separate entry for each component. Each entry includes a comprehensive example taken directly from a high-quality dissertation accompanied by a note describing what the researcher did. This book is user-friendly for doctoral students and their faculty advisors.
An all-inclusive, practical guide to help you design, conduct, and finish your academic dissertation--with minimal drama Sharing the secrets for successfully navigating through the dissertation and thesis process while maintaining your sanity, Finish Your Dissertation, Don't Let It Finish You! presents comprehensive coverage of the entire dissertation process, from selecting a committee and choosing a research topic to conducting the research and writing and defending your dissertation.
Breaking down the process step by step, this book gives essential advice on navigating the whole program. You'll first get some tips on selecting a research topic and writing a proposal. From there, you'll receive guidance on your research journey, all the way through the completion (and publication!) of your dissertation.
The Handbook of Journal Publishing is a comprehensive reference work written by experienced professionals, covering all aspects of journal publishing, both online and in print. The Handbook offers a thorough guide to the journal publishing process, from editing and production through marketing, sales, and fulfillment, with chapters on management, finances, metrics, copyright, and ethical issues.
Now thoroughly updated and expanded, this new edition of a classic guide offers practical advice on preparing and publishing journal articles as well as succeeding in other communication-related aspects of a scientific career.
This book will answer two basic questions: First, what is the extent of the significant research resources you will you miss if you confine your research entirely, or even primarily, to sources available on the open Internet? Second, if you are trying to get a reasonably good overview of the literature on a particular topic, rather than just "something quickly" on it, what are the several alternative methods of subject searching - which are not available on the Web - that are usually much more efficient for that purpose than typing keywords into a blank search box, with the results displayed by relevance-ranking computer algorithms?This book shows researchers how to do comprehensive research on any topic.
Project Management for Research: A Guide for Graduate Students reflects the needs of today's graduate students. Graduate students do a better job with their research programs if a self-paced guide is available to them. This book provides such a guide. It covers topics ranging from how to select an appropriate research problem to how to schedule and execute research tasks. The authors take a project management approach to planning and implementing graduate research in any discipline.
A broad-spectrum, cross-disciplinary book suitable for a wide variety of courses in basic research methodology. The eleventh edition features new strategies in research methodologies, updated discussions of technology-based strategies, and the clarification and restructuring of all material.
ASGS helps graduate students improve their lives as they complete a thesis or dissertation by providing timely advice and thesis or dissertation support. This site features Dissertation News articles, ASGS Consultants, and the Doc-Talk Blog.
PhD2Published was established in 2010 as a resource and community designed to channel academic publishing advice. Today PhD2Published boasts hundreds of blog posts on various aspects of academic publishing from writing book proposals to dealing with reviewers comments on a journal article; presenting papers at conferences; publishing with open access journals; and professional networking – as well as countless tips on writing productivity.