Support online for your research project – Education
Are you busy working on your research project? Then don’t forget we’ve got a set of specially dedicated pages to help you with tips on evaluating information and writing critically. You’ll find them on our Dissertation Support area.
If you need help with accessing subject materials such as ebooks, journal articles and syncing with Google Scholar , see our blog post here
What about help from our book collection? We have lots of ebooks and we have been adding even more over the past few weeks.
General support with Dissertations and Theses:
- Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers by Judith Bell
- Successful dissertations: the complete guide for education and childhood studies students by Caron Carter
- You and your action research project by Jean McNiff
- Critical thinking: an exploration of theory and practice by Jennifer Moon
- Succeeding with your master’s dissertation: a step-by-step handbook by John Biggam
- Writing your thesis by Paul Oliver
- Doing a master’s dissertation in TESOL and applied linguistics by Lindy Woodrow
If you’re are looking for particular methodologies or general books on research methods, here is a small range of ebooks:
- The SAGE handbook of digital dissertations and theses by Richard Andrews
Research Methods in Education by Louis
Doing a successful research project: using qualitative or quantitative methods by Martin Davies and Nathan Hughes
SAGE handbook of online research methods by Nigel Fielding
The Wiley handbook of action research in education by Craig Mertler
Systematic reviews in the social sciences: a practical guide by Mark Petticrew and Helen
- Introduction to research methods in education
The SAGE handbook of social media research methods by Luke Sloan and
You can look for more using the Library Search and filtering by ebooks. Your supervisor or lecturers will also have recommended texts on your reading lists.
For researchers and doctoral students, you can still view other students’ Theses online via Ethos, if you need help with adapting your methodology in the wake of lockdown, visualising a structure to your work or seeing what else has been researched in your field.
We have compiled a general MMR list of materials available covering writing at Doctoral Level.
We are adding more all the time so check the library catalogue too.