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Links: Qualitative Research Methods and Analysis

Qualitative Research in Information Systems
http://www.qual.auckland.ac.nz/

 

Ethnography

Ethnography – SAGE journal
http://www.sagepub.com/journalsProdDesc.nav?prodId=Journal200906

Anthropology and Ethnography blog
http://www.ethnography.com/

 

Interviewing

What is Qualitative Interviewing? Overview from Arizona State University
http://www.public.asu.edu/~ifmls/artinculturalcontextsfolder/qualintermeth.html

Interviewing – Creating the Space for Views by John Schostak, Manchester Metropolitan University
http://www.enquirylearning.net/ELU/Issues/Research/InterviewBera04.html

 

Focus group interviews

Focus Groups by Anita Gibbs (from Social Research Update)
http://sru.soc.surrey.ac.uk/SRU19.html

 

Focus Groups section of the Evaluation Cookbook from the Institute for Computer Based Learning
http://www.icbl.hw.ac.uk/ltdi/cookbook/focus_groups/index.html

 

Life History methods

Centre for Life History Research, University of Sussex
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/clhlwr/

 

Oral History methods

Oral History Society
http://www.ohs.org.uk/

Oral History Research Unit site

http://histru.bournemouth.ac.uk/

Oral History Techniques: How to Organize and Conduct Oral History Interviews by Barbara Truesdell, Indiana University
http://www.indiana.edu/%7Ecshm/techniques.html

An Oral History Primer from University of California, Santa Cruz
http://library.ucsc.edu/reg-hist/ohprimer.html

 

Project Monitoring and Evaluation

Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation Resources from American Univesity

http://programs.online.american.edu/online-graduate-certificates/project-monitoring/resources

Ethnomethodology

The International Institute for Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis
http://www.iiemca.org/

Visual Methods

Video Critical from the Centre for Creative Media Research
http://artlab.org.uk/videocritical/index.htm

 

Visual Research Methods by Marcus Banks, from Social Research Update
http://sru.soc.surrey.ac.uk/SRU11/SRU11.html *

International Visual Sociology Association
http://www.visualsociology.org/

 

Historical Methods

Institute of Historical Research
http://www.history.ac.uk/

 

Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History
http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/vhim20/current

 

Action Research

Action Research International
http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/ari/arihome.html

 

Action Research article from Informal Education
http://www.infed.org/research/b-actres.htm

 

ActionResearch.net from Jack Whitehead, University of Bath
http://www.actionresearch.net/

 

Action Research resources from Jean McNiff
http://www.jeanmcniff.com/

 

Action Research Network
http://actionresearch.altec.org/

 

An Overview of the Methodological Approach of Action Research – from Rory O’Brien, University of Toronto
http://www.web.net/~robrien/papers/arfinal.html

Grounded Theory

The Grounded Theory Institute
http://www.groundedtheory.com/

 

Introduction to Grounded Theory by Steve Borgatti
http://www.analytictech.com/mb870/introtoGT.htm

 

Publishers of Grounded Theory Methodology
http://www.sociologypress.com/

 

The Grounded Theory Review: An International Journal
http://www.groundedtheoryreview.com/

 

Documentary Analysis

Text Analysis resources
http://www.textanalysis.info/

Document Analysis Worksheets from The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/worksheets/

 

Conversation Analysis

Conversation Analysis resources from Talk Bank
http://talkbank.org/CABank/

The International Institute for Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis
http://www.iiemca.org/

 

Discourse Analysis

Discourse Analysis overview from The University of Texas at Austin
http://www.gslis.utexas.edu/~palmquis/courses/discourse.htm

Discourse analysis online – an interactive online journal
http://extra.shu.ac.uk/daol/

 

Electronic Bibliography on Discourse Analysis
http://www.discourse-analysis.com/

 

Discourse in Society – website of Teun A. van Dijk
http://www.discourses.org/

 

Narrative Analysis

Narrative Analysis – module notes from North Carolina State University
http://www2.chass.ncsu.edu/garson/pa765/narrativ.htm

 

Some Further Steps in Narrative Analysis by William Labov. University of Pennsylvania
http://www.ling.upenn.edu/~wlabov/sfs.html

Learners’ Lives: A Narrative Analysis by Heather J. Richmond, Nova Southeastern University
http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR7-3/richmond.html

Social Network Analysis

Introduction to social network methods (online textbook)
http://faculty.ucr.edu/~hanneman/nettext/

 

International Network for Social Network Analysis
http://www.insna.org/

 

Introduction to Social Network Analysis
http://www.ccsr.ac.uk/methods/publications/snacourse/snacourseweb.html

 

Social Network Analysis Instructional Web Site from Analytic Technologies
http://www.analytictech.com/networks/