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Research Methods Simplified

Introduction

This guide defines and describes common research methods. It is geared toward the health, life and social sciences. History and art are included under the primary, secondary, tertiary tab for added information.

Useful References

Comparing Quantative and Qualitative Data (8:51)

Basic comparison of quantitative and qualitative data from Youtube.com.

OneSearch Library Online Catalog

To locate books on specific topics use OneSearch the online catalog. Enter keywords, authors, titles or Library of Congress subject terms in the search box.  

OneSearch Library Catalog 

Library of Congress Subject Headings
research methodology, surveys, questionnaires methodology

Keywords
empirical design, quantitative research, qualitative design, quasi-experimental design, single blind, longitudinal studies, case-control studies, etc.

Additional Sources

See additional resources on research methodology under the Sources Consulted tab. The link below is from the University of Arkansas.