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PSYC 200 Lab in Experimental Methods (Main)

Professor Kim, Spring 2021

Search Sage Research Methods -- Cases

Methods "How to" Literature

The library maintains an extensive collection of materials related to social science methods, both qualitative and quantitative. Some useful subject headings are

Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology ; Qualitative research -- Methodology ; Quantitative research -- Methodology

Sage is an important publisher of social science methods titles including Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences (aka "the Little Green Books") and Qualitative Methods in Social Science (aka "the Little Blue Books").

Many, but not all, of the Sage methods publications are found in:

Sage Research Methods Online

a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SRMO links over 100,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SRMO focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more.  You are now able to locate e-links to individual titles in the library's catalog.

SRMO contains content from
- Over 600 books
- Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks
- The entire “Little Green Book” and “Little Blue Book” series
- Two Major Works collating a selection of journal articles
- Newly commissioned videos

How to Start Your Research with Sage Research Methods

Watch this video to learn how to start your research on SAGE Research Methods by walking through an example of how Sarah, an undergraduate Psychology major, uses the tool to help with her research.  You will learn how to search content, refine results, review abstracts, download PDFs, cite research, use the Methods Lists feature, and discover related content.