SAGE Research Methods
EUI members have access to SAGE Research Methods providing eBooks and tools in support of all aspects of social science methodology.
The platform provides full-text, searchable access to the SAGE 'green book' and 'blue book' series:
- Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences (QASS) eBooks
- Qualitative Research Methods eBooks.
All eBooks are also indexed in the Library Catalogue. The SAGE Research Methods user guide and training videos, are at this link.
SAGE Research Methods provides a Methods Map to help navigate methods, concepts and techniques. The Project Planner is a step-by-step guide to starting, developing and completing a research project. The Methods Map and Project Planner can be accessed via the 'Research Tools' link in the top menu of the homepage.
The methods’ sections provide step-by-step information on all aspects of social science research cycles – including the formulation of research questions, research design, project management and data collection – as well as specific techniques (eg. structured and semi-structured interviews).
The platform also provides guidance on these topics:
- Writing a grant proposal
- Doing a literature review
- Preparing for publication
- Searching and browsing the platform
- Profiles and saved searches
- Using the Methods Map
- Using the Project Planner.
EUI members can access SAGE Research Methods via the Library catalogue.
Contact: Thomas Bourke at [email protected]