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Beginning Your Research

Before one actually researches, ideally there is a good deal of preliminary work completed.

This page focuses on:

  • The Research Process
  • Using Reference Resources to improve your research
  • Library 101 for undergraduates
  • Graduate 101 for Graduate Students
  • How to use the One Search tool to begin the research process

The Research Process

Introduction to One Search

Sage Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods supports beginning and advanced researchers at each step of a project, from developing a research question, choosing a method, gathering and analyzing data, to writing and publishing the findings. The content encompasses the full range of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods for the social and behavioral sciences as well as many methods of the hard sciences. Access includes cases, videos, datasets, and books.