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Links: Research Design

General

Research Methods Knowledge Base – Research Design
http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/design.php *

 

Instructor’s site for Research Design Explained, 6th edition
http://www.researchmethods.com/

Literature Searching and Reviewing

The Literature Review: A Few Tips On Conducting It – from University of Toronto
http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice/specific-types-of-writing/literature-review

 

Literature Reviews – from University of North Carolina
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/literature-reviews/

 

The Literature Review – guidance from Central Queensland University
http://libguides.library.cqu.edu.au/content.php?pid=9872&sid=64799

 

How to… Write a Literature Review – guidance from University Library, University of California
http://library.ucsc.edu/ref/howto/literaturereview.html

 

Managing your research

Guidance from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, including a PDF of their Managing Your Research handbook available for download
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~research/managing_your_research/index.html

 

Organising and Managing Your Research, a companion website for Organising and Managing Your Research: A Practical Guide for Postgraduates
http://www.scu.edu.au/omyr/