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Dissertation Research--Planning, Researching, Publishing

This guide was created to help GWU doctoral students in researching and writing their dissertation

Books on Research Methods


  • Research Methods Knowledge Base - web-based textbook that addresses all of the topics in a typical introductory undergraduate or graduate course in social research methods.

  • E-Source: The Authority on Social and Behavioral Research
    Resource by the Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research (OBSSR) and the National Institute of Health and the Department of Health and Human Services that provides guidance on behavioral and social science research methodology.

  • Methodspace
    Methodspace is a multidimensional online network for the community of researchers, from students to professors, engaged in research methods. Sponsored by SAGE, a leading publisher of books and journals in research methods, the site is created for students and researchers to network and share research, resources and debates.


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