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New Books on Research Methodology
Using the Unisa Library’s homepage to compile a literature list can be an overwhelming experience. Many resources are available and it is important to know what is appropriate for your research needs.
This training material will ensure that you:
•Have a broad overview of the resources the library has to offer
•Develop browse and search skills to ensure that you use the databases effectively
•Find relevant material on your topic
•Obtain your identified material
•Use RefWorks to build a personal database and be able to use it to create in-text citations and a bibliography in your preferred referencing style
•Stay up-to-date with the latest trends in your research
This guide provides information and tools for measuring the impact of research, focusing on the use of citation metrics. The sections of this guide identify various tools which track citations and provide help with journal rankings, accredited journal lists, the h-index and citation reports, etc.
Research Methodology Books For Religious Studies Students
Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion by
Publication Date: 2014-06-06
Various volumes available, published annually.
Handbook of Research on Development and Religion by
Publication Date: 2013-03-31
The Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in the Study of Religion by
Publication Date: 2011-11-16
Teaching Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies by
Publication Date: 2011-09-14
Religion: immediate experience and the mediacy of research, interdisciplinary studies, concepts and methodology of empirical research in religion by
Publication Date: 2007-12-31
Research Support Databases
Sage Research Methods Online
SAGE Research Methods supports beginning and advanced researchers in every step of a research project, from writing a research question, choosing a method, gathering and analyzing data, to writing up and publishing the findings.
With information on the full range of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods for the social and behavioral sciences, as well as many methods commonly used in the hard sciences, the book, reference, and journal content in SAGE Research Methodsfrom SAGEs renowned methods publishing programand advanced features help researchers of all levels conduct their research
Books on the Research Process