As the term races forward, we’ve reached the third instalment of our monthly UniSkills Focus On… series. This month we are exploring SAGE Research Methods.

UniSkills Focus On. This month our student blog series explores: SAGE research methods. Read the full blog and more:

What does SAGE Research Methods offer?

If you’re a final year student, it’s probably that time of year where you’re thinking about your dissertation. And if you are a 1st or 2nd year student, you also may want to know more about how research is conducted.

Are you confused by terms like correlation, sampling, or hypothesis? Do you wish you knew more about undertaking your own research project?

If the answer to these questions is YES! Then SAGE Research Methods could be what you’re looking for! It contains a large number of materials about all aspects of the research process and gives you information that you can apply in your own research project. These materials include:

  • Over 1000 textbooks
  • Reference books
  • Journal articles
  • Instructional videos from world leading academics
  • Podcasts

Benefits of using SAGE Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods also has some really useful tools which will help you get to grips with YOUR research:

  • A Methods Map that shows how different research methods are related and will point you to relevant content
  • A Project Planner that will help you plan your project every step of the way, from your initial idea to handing in that final dissertation
  • A Which Stats Test that will help you choose which statistical method to use in your research, if you are interested in quantitative research
  • A Reading Lists feature that you can use to build up a collection of the most useful materials for you

How to access SAGE Research Methods

So, why not give SAGE Research Methods a go and see how it can help you produce the best quality dissertation!

The easiest way to access SAGE Research Methods is to search Discover More and click on the ‘view now’ link, which will transport you to their homepage. From here you can then browse and search for your research.

Further Help and Support

Remember, if you need any further help or support finding, accessing or getting the most out of your resources head over the UniSkills web pages. From here you can access lots more information, toolkits and video tutorials, book on a UniSkills Workshop and even book a 1-2-1 appointment.

Join us again next month, in the last UniSkills Focus On… of the year, as we will be looking at BMJ Best Practice.