SAGE Research Methods is an incredible new tool available to the UAlbany libraries. What is SAGE Research Methods, you ask? Only one of the best things for researchers researching research methods. Confused? So was I at first. This online reference tool is a collection of information about different research methods. It provides easy, digital access to a ton of SAGE’s books, journals, and reference material. More importantly, it uses a unique and fairly easy to use interface to get at the content. If you are a student or faculty member trying to figure out the right methodology to use for your research, this is the tool for you. Need information on how to properly craft a survey? Find it here! Even better, the content of SAGE Research Methods is subject neutral, so the information found within can be applied to a range of social science disciplines.
SAGE Research Methods is also very easy to search. They have all of their material categorized and tagged down to the chapter and encyclopedia entry so that users can find exactly what they are looking for. As stated above, this content can be searched using their unique discovery tools. Now any new search engine can be intimidating, but they provide an incredibly helpful tutorial page to show new users how to find their way around. All in all, SAGE Research Methods a useful resource for social science students and faculty at UAlbany.
If you have any questions about how to use SAGE Research Methods, stop in or contact the reference desk by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (518) 442-3691.
Blog post created by Alex Hoag
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