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Referencing and Understanding Plagiarism 2ed

Paperback, 31/07/2017, £6.99
£6.29
This guide explains why referencing is an essential part of good writing, and shows how to do it. It explains what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. With clear explanations and examples, this handy easy-to-read guide has engaging illustrations and an informal style.

Literature Review: Six Steps to Success

Paperback, 21/08/2012, £20.99
£18.89
Updated with technology tips and new graphics, this bestseller takes readers through the entire literature review process in six steps, from selecting a topic to writing the review.

How to Do Your Research Project: A Guide for Students 3ed

Paperback, 26/05/2017, £23.99
£21.59
The Third Edition of this bestselling title continues to lead the way as an essential guide for anyone undertaking a research project in the applied social sciences.

Essential Guide to Doing Your Research Project 3ed

Paperback, 23/03/2017, £24.99
£22.49
The ultimate companion to successfully completing your research project. It guides you through a step-by-step approach to research and provides all of the skills and momentum you need to excel.

Research Companion: Practical Guide for the Social and Health Sciences

7, 30/06/2005, £15.95
£14.36
Covers from setting up a study through to presenting findings, with sections on all the basic tasks central to any research project, including: Planning research; Researcher and participant safety; Monitoring research in progress; and Research ethics. A website which includes a users' message board and other materials accompanies this book.

New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Paperback, 23/11/2017, £18.00
£16.20
This book is a guide for junior researchers, and a manifesto for senior researchers and policy makers about how to update policies to respond to the immense challenges of our times. The guiding principles are to combine applied and basic research in ways that use the methods of science, engineering, and design.

Research and evaluation for busy students and practitioners: A time saving guide 2ed

Paperback, 11/04/2017, £23.99
£21.59
Research co-exists with many other tasks and commitments, yet there is more need for people to save time than ever before. Brilliantly attuned to the demands placed on researchers, this 'tutor in a book' considers how students, academics and professionals can save time and stress without compromising the quality or outcomes of their research.

Handbook of Research Methods on Intuition

Paperback, 29/01/2016, £29.95
£26.96
How does one go about studying intuition - a complex, cross-disciplinary field, which is still developing? How can intuition be captured in situ? How can a researcher harness their own intuition? This book uses method-related themes to help answer these questions and explore innovative developments in intuition research.

Research Methods: Concepts and Connections 2ed

Hardback, 07/02/2017, £69.99
£62.99
With over two decades of classroom experience, Michael Passer knows how to guide students through the ins and outs of research methods in ways they can actually understand and put into practice.

Research Interview: Reflective Practice and Reflexivity in Research Processes

Paperback, 13/03/2016, £22.99
£20.69
Research and Qualitative Interviews brings into focus the decisions that the interviewer faces by taking a data-led approach in order to open up choices and decisions in the process of planning for, managing, analysing and representing interviews. Overall, this book encourages reflective thinking about the use of research interviews.

Doing Research 2ed

Paperback, 31/07/2017, £6.99
£6.29
This concise guide equips undergraduate students from all disciplines with the basic knowledge for doing research. Providing direct, practical advice, this second edition covers planning, groundwork, research design, fieldwork, analysis and writing up.

Doing Qualitative Research Differently: A Psychosocial Approach

Paperback, 12/11/2012, £32.99
£29.69
Over ten years on, Hollway and Jefferson have updated their groundbreaking book for those looking to do qualitative research differently.

Undergraduate Research Handbook

Paperback, 28/08/2009, £18.99
£17.09
This practical, research-informed text will provide students across all disciplines with models, tasks and activities to enable them to plan, action, write and present quality research. It will help develop ideas, creative thinking and systematic research practices to enable students to produce high quality dissertations and reports.

Doing a Systematic Review: A Student's Guide 2e

Paperback, 25/10/2017, £28.99
£26.09
Structured around 10 key steps to complete the systematic review process, the new edition of the bestseller is the perfect guide to using the technique in a research project.

Your Guide to Successful Postgraduate Study

Paperback, 14/04/2018, £19.99
£17.99
Not quite sure how to raise your standards from undergrad level to post-grad level? This book suggests strategies and methods for making sure you meet the standards expected of postgraduate study.

How to Be a Happy Academic: A Guide to Being Effective in Research, Writing and Teaching

Paperback, 14/04/2018, £24.99
£22.49
A positive and practical guide that shows you how to succeed in academia, helping you hone your skills in teaching and research as well as building softer skills like interpersonal development.

Research Guide for Undergraduate Students

Paperback, 15/01/2006, £12.50
£11.25
The authors bring their experience as librarians to a concise tour of the typical college library and provide easy-to-understand summaries of the print and electronic research tools available to students.

Cite Them Right: The Essential Referencing Guide 10ed

Paperback, 06/05/2016, £12.99
£10.99
Renowned as the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use guide to referencing available, this book guides students in the skills of identifying and referencing sources and avoiding plagiarism. This fully revised and expanded edition includes coverage of more sources across the referencing systems and the addition of guidance on Chicago referencing.

Research Student's Guide to Success 3ed

Paperback, 01/09/2006, £20.99
£18.89
This is an invaluable tool for postgraduate research students and for students at all levels working on research projects.

Life Story Interview

7, 13/02/1998, £13.99
£12.59
This volume provides specific suggestions for preparing for and carrying out a life story interview. It places the life story interview into a wider research context before moving on to planning and then conducting the interview. Finally, the book deals with the issues of transcribing and interpreting the interview.

Doing & Writing Qualitative Research 3ed

Paperback, 16/05/2016, £28.99
£26.09
With a strong focus on using less traditional forms of data the Third Edition provides a new perspective on issues such as the role of the researcher and the impact they have on data, and also considers the impact of social, cultural and political complexities across a range of disciplines.

Organizing and Managing Your Research: A Practical Guide for Postgraduates

7, 08/02/2007, £28.99
£26.09
Deals with the practical, day-to-day aspects of managing and organizing research. This title focuses on strategies, skills, and systems that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of research practice across different research disciplines. It offers practical advice, tips and strategies gleaned from some of the experienced researchers.

Doing Your Research Project: A Guide for First-Time Researchers 6ed

Paperback, 01/08/2014, £22.99
£20.69
Provides a practical, step-by-step guide to doing a research project from start to finish. This title includes: information on using online surveys; information on online interviewing and using online platforms for observation; new chapter on the use of social media in small scale research; and updated chapter on literature searching.

How to Find Information 2ed

Paperback, 01/04/2008, £22.99
£20.69
This book enables researchers to become expert in finding, accessing and evaluating information for dissertations, projects or reports.

How to Examine a Thesis

7, 01/12/2004, £18.99
£17.09
Offers an insight into the rules and regulations of higher degree examination in the United Kingdom. Addressed directly to the examiners, this book contains a step-by-step account of the different stages of the examination process in order to provide an insiders' guide into what to expect before, during and after the oral examination.

Managing Information for Research

Paperback, 01/06/2009, £19.99
£17.99
This book is aimed at students from all disciplines undertaking research projects for the first time. Unusually for a book of this kind it also deals with the design issues involved in presenting information.

Craft of Research 4ed

Paperback, 28/10/2016, £12.99
£11.69

First Person Action Research: Living Life as Inquiry

Paperback, 16/05/2016, £28.99
£26.09
An introduction to self-reflexive practice, this book - a collage of different voices and perspectives - in underpinned by the idea of living your life as inquiry

How to Critique Journal Articles in the Social Sciences

Paperback, 12/11/2013, £22.99
£20.69
This book encourages students to adopt a particular mindset towards journal articles., a mindset that recognizes the many strengths of social research-especially its advantages over ordinary ways of knowing things.

Chicago Guide to Communicating Science

Paperback, 24/03/2017, £19.00
£17.10

Digital Paper: A Manual for Research and Writing with Library and Internet Materials

Paperback, 02/09/2014, £15.00
£13.50
Tells what every senior researcher knows: that research is not a mechanical, linear process, but a thoughtful and adventurous journey through a nonlinear world. The author breaks library research into seven basic and simultaneous tasks: design, search, scanning/browsing, reading, analyzing, filing, and writing.

Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious about Serious Books

Paperback, 19/04/2016, £15.00
£13.50
"A version of chapter 5, "Your Proposal," appeared in the October 2000 issue of PMLA and appears here, with alterations, by permission of the Modern Language Association."

How to Read Journal Articles in the Social Sciences: A Very Practical Guide for Students 2ed

Paperback, 20/07/2015, £18.99
£17.09
This easy to follow guide reveals a tried and tested strategy for decoding social science journal articles, using a specially developed reading code.

MLA Handbook: Rethinking Documentation for the Digital Age 8ed

Paperback, 30/04/2016, £13.95
£12.56
The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Shorter and redesigned for easy use, the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook guides writers through the principles behind evaluating sources for their research.

Postgrduate Research Book 2ed

Paperback, 26/10/2007, £22.99
£20.69
The second edition of this best-selling book is aslively and accessible as the first edition. Advice, support and both active and reflective tasks take the students through the stages of research as well as encouraging them to consider social and cultural issues, such as working with their supervisor and other researchers.

Student's Guide to Methodology 3ed

Paperback, 22/02/2012, £28.99
£26.09
The accessible introduction to 'methodology' rather than 'methods' opens students up to critical questions about methodological concepts and frameworks in a way that will appeal to lecturers teaching research in education and wider social sciences.

How to Publish Your Communication Research An Insider's Guide

Paperback, 23/10/2001, £17.99
£16.19
Well-known journal editors and Communication scholars Alison Alexander and W. James Potter provide an insider's guide to getting published in scholarly communication journals. Alexander and Potter begin with a review of the manuscript submission process followed by coverage of writing traps that should be avoided. Additional chapters, written by eight other distinguished journal editors, tell prospective authors what editors and reviewers look for when deciding which articles should be published and which should not.

Foundations of Research 2ed

Paperback, 07/05/2010, £22.99
£20.69
This book offers advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students an accessible introduction to the foundations of research in the human sciences. It covers the tools, terminology and research perspectives that students need to know in order to engage in academic debate and successfully complete their long essays, dissertations and theses.

Winning & managing research funding

Paperback, 30/01/2007, £17.99
£16.19
The pressure to win funding to do research is felt by nearly all academics worldwide. This book details strategies that you might adopt to get your research projects funded. It also explains how to manage your research projects once they are funded.

PhD Viva: How to Prepare for Your Oral Examination

Paperback, 02/10/2014, £20.99
£18.89
Helps viva candidates to understand the complete examination process and to prepare and present their work in the best possible manner. It is informed by the author's extensive experience as a viva examiner, and includes practical real-life student case studies and activities. Features a chapter on typical questions and how to answer them.

Getting started on research

Paperback, 30/01/2007, £17.99
£16.19
Intended for those who are in the earlier stages of development as a researcher. This volume deals with the practical considerations around actually doing research - such as good ways to frame research questions, how to plan your research projects effectively and how to undertake the various necessary tasks.

Doing Real Research: Practical Guide to Social Research

Paperback, 17/03/2016, £28.99
£26.09
Challenging readers to move beyond the formality and idealized settings of conventional methods teaching, this book offers frank, practical advice designed to empower students and researchers working in the real world.

Creative Research Methods in the Social Sciences

Paperback, 09/04/2015, £23.99
£21.59
This accessible book examines the four areas of creative research methods: arts-based research, research using technology, mixed-method research and transformative research frameworks. It offers examples in practice and shows readers why, when, and how to use them in their research.

Returning to Study for a Research Degree

Paperback, 01/12/2008, £19.99
£17.99
The book provides practical guidance to help returning students to balance study, work, leisure and family life as well as suggesting strategies that will help them to enhance their skills, develop critical awareness and become more creative.

Humanities Computing

Paperback, 20/09/2005, £21.99
£19.79
Now with a new preface, Humanities Computing provides a rationale for a computing practice that is of and for as well as in the humanities and the interpretative social sciences. It engages philosophical, historical, ethnographic and critical perspectives to show how computing helps us fulfil the basic mandate of the humane sciences.

How to find information

Paperback, 01/10/2004, £17.99
£16.19
What's the best way to find the information I need for my thesis/dissertation/project? How do I evaluate the relevance and quality of the information? How can I keep up to date in my subject?This book enables researchers to become expert at tracking down, accessing and evaluating information.

 

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