The MethodSpace focus for August is on teaching research methods, continuing in September, with resources on mentoring, supervising, and guiding researchers. You can find the whole series here, including information about the September 12 webinar,”Nurturing the Researchers of Tomorrow.” Register now and find the time in your zone here.
Pointing students or mentees to articles that describe or exemplify research methods is part of the role we take as methods faculty or dissertation/thesis supervisors. Open access journals are useful when you don’t have a robust academic library. Here are some SAGE journals you can tap for readings, with a recent article from each.
Big Data & Society (BD&S) is an Open Access peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes interdisciplinary work principally in the social sciences, humanities and computing and their intersections with the arts and natural sciences about the implications of Big Data for societies.
Check out a recent article: How should we theorize algorithms? Five ideal types in analyzing algorithmic normativities by Francis Lee, Lotta Björklund Larsen.
The International Journal of Qualitative Methods is the peer-reviewed interdisciplinary open access journal of the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) at the University of Alberta, Canada.
Check out a recent article: Working With Photo Installation and Metaphor: Re-Visioning Photovoice Research by Sarah Switzer.
Methodological Innovations An open access and fully peer-reviewed forum for methodological advances and debates in social research method and methodology.
Check out a recent article: Presenting qualitative comparative analysis: Notation, tabular layout, and visualization by Claude Rubinson.
Research Ethics is aimed at all readers and authors interested in ethical issues in the conduct of research, the regulation of research, the procedures and process of ethical review as well as broader ethical issues related to research such as scientific integrity and the end uses of research.
Check out a recent article: A reflection on research ethics and citizen science by Kathleen M Oberle, Stacey A Page, Fintan KT Stanley, Aaron A Goodarzi.
SAGE Open Publishes research and review articles in an interactive, open access format. Articles may span the full spectrum of the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities.
Check out a recent article: The Evaluation of Statistical Process Control Methods to Monitor Interview Duration During Survey Data Collection by Jiayun Jin, Caroline Vandenplas, Geert Loosveldt.
Social Media + Society is a peer-reviewed journal that focuses on advancing the understanding of social media and its impact on societies past, present and future.
Check out a recent article: We Care About Different Things: Non-Elite Conceptualizations of Social Media Privacy by Kelly Quinn, Dmitry Epstein, Brenda Moon.
Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World Aims to make new research readily available. It provides an online forum for the rapid dissemination of peer-reviewed empirical work, produced in time to be relevant to ongoing debates.
Check out a recent article: Equifinality and Pathways to Environmental Concern: A Fuzzy-Set Analysis by Jared Berry Fitzgerald.
Relevant MethodSpace Posts:
- Resources about Research Questions
- Design Tool: The SRM Research Project Planner
- DO, don’t just quote, this MLK Day
- Developing the Research Question for a Thesis, Dissertation, or Doctoral Project Study
- Trying to teach in the Covid era? Need FLUX pedagogy?
Join us for the ”Nurturing the Researchers of Tomorrow” webinar. Register now!