Resources for PhD Students

Contents:

bulletGeneral Advice
bulletFinding and Dealing with a Supervisor
bulletFinding a Topic
bulletResearch Proposals
bulletLiterature Search / Review
bulletWriting Up
bulletCiting and Referencing
bulletCompletion Problems
bulletWriting, Publishing and Reviewing Research PapersWriting, publishing and reviewing research papers 
bulletOral presentations --Conferences, Posters, Talks 
bulletPhilosophical Foundations of Research
bulletConceptualising -Developing Theoretical Frameworks and Hypotheses
bulletDesigning Research
bulletQualitative Research -Data Collection and Analysis
bulletScale Development - Measurement Issues
bulletQuantitative Research -Data Collection
bulletStatistical Analysis
bulletOnline Statistical Resources
bulletResearch Ethics
bulletCareer advice for Graduates

GENERAL ADVICE

General

bulletUndertaking a research degree.  Haydn Mathias and Tony Gale. In the  handbook for research students in the social sciences.  Allan, Graham; Skinner, Chris (Eds) . (pp. 9-23). 1991. ISBN: 1850009368. London, England UK: Falmer Press/Taylor and Francis
bulletThe Research Student's Guide to Success. Pat Cryer. 1998. (ISBN: 033519611X). Open University Press;  LIC H62HAN
bulletHow to Get a PhD. Estelle M. Phillips & Derek S. Pugh.1994., (ISBN: 0335192149). Open University Press  LIS LB2369 CRY
bulletGraduate research: A guide for students in the sciences (3rd ed.).  Smith, Robert V. 1998. ISBN: 0295977051. Seattle, WA, USA: University of Washington Press.
bulletSecrets for a Successful Dissertation. Jacqueline Fitzpatrick, Jan Secrist & Debra J Wright. 1998. (ISBN: 0761912517). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Inc. 
bulletSurviving Your Dissertation : A Comprehensive Guide to Content and Process. Kjell Erik Rudestam Rae R Newton. 1992.(ISBN: 0803945639). Sage LIC RT81.5 5RUD 
bulletDoing your research project : a guide for first-time researchers in education and social science, Judith Bell (1993), Open University Press, 1993 Library and Information Centre Call Number: LB928 BEL2
bulletDissertations and theses from start to finish: Psychology and related fields.  Cone, John D. and Foster, Sharon L. 1993. 1557981949.  Washington, DC, USA: American Psychological Association. 
bulletSuccessful Dissertations and Theses : A Guide to Graduate Student Research from Proposal to Completion. David Madsen. 1991. ISBN: 1555423892. Jossey-Bass
bulletNotes On The PhD Degree by Douglas Comer
bulletGraduate School in Your Future?, Dianne O'Leary, University of Maryland
bulletThe Scott, Foresman Research Web
bulletLearning skills for graduates by by Tutis Vilis, University of Western Ontario
bulletThe IUCS Graduate Student Survival Guide
bulletSurvival Skills for Graduate Women from the Indiana University 
bulletWhat Every New Grad Student Should Know.
bulletSurvival Skills for Graduate Students.
bulletGetting into Graduate School (pdf), by Beth Fischer and Michael Zigmond of the University of Pittsburgh.
bulletHow to succeed in graduate school, Part 1 advice for students and supervisors by Marie desJardins, EXCELLENT
bulletHow to succeed in graduate school, Part 2 advice for students and supervisors by Marie desJardins, EXCELLENT
bulletGraduate school survival guide by Wanda Pratt
bulletAdvice to undergraduates considering graduate school by Phil Agre
bulletGraduate School Advice
bulletHow to be terrible graduate student by Graeme Hirst, University of Toronto
bulletWriting and Presenting Your Thesis or Dissertation, by S. J. Levine Michigan State University, EXCELLENT & COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE
bulletGraduate Student Resources on the web - a great site

Part-Timers

bulletSurviving Graduate School Part Time. Von V Pittman.1997. ISBN: 0761904395. Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Inc. 

Long-Dinstance

bulletCompleting graduate school long distance.  Hammon, Darrel L. and Albiston, Steven K. 1998. ISBN: 0761904859.  Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Inc. 

FINDING AND DEALING WITH  A SUPERVISOR

bulletFinding and Dealing with a Supervisor, Dianne O'Leary, University of Maryland
bulletChoosing a research advisor,  Udaya Shankar
bulletAn Insider's Guide to Choosing a Graduate Advisor
bulletSuggestions on Choosing a Dissertation Advisor, University of Pittsburgh

FINDING A TOPIC

General

bulletTopics: How to find and refine them. In Dissertations and theses from start to finish: Psychology and related fields.  Cone, John D. and Foster, Sharon L. 1993. 1557981949.  Washington, DC, USA: American Psychological Association. 
bulletFinding a research topic.  Leong, Frederick T. L.; Pfaltzgraff, Rhonda E. 1996. In  Leong, Frederick T. L.  Austin James T.  et al. (eds).  The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants. 1996. ISBN: 0803970498. (pp. 3-16). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Main Library: BF76.5 PSY 
bulletSelecting a Problem. In  Bouma G. D. & Atkinson G. B. J. (eds) 1995. ISBN: 0-98280017. A Handbook of social science research. New York: Oxford University Press LIC H62 BOU2
bulletWhat to study: Generating and developing research questions.  Cambell, J. P. Daft, R. L. & Hulin C. L. 1982. Sage Publications

Online advice

bulletFinding a Topic, Prof. Stephen J. Schnably, University of Miami
bulletFinding a Topic and Beginning Research,  Dianne O'Leary, University of Maryland
bulletClaiming a topic, The Scott, Foresman Research Web 

RESEARCH PROPOSALS

Preparing a proposal

bulletDeveloping Effective Research Proposals. Keith F Punch. 2000. (ISBN: 0761963561). Sage Publications Ltd LIS H62 PUN
bulletProposals That Work, 4th Edition : The Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals. Lawrence F Locke, Waneen Wyrick Spirduso & Stephen J Silverman.1999. (ISBN: 0761917071). Sage
bulletHow to Prepare a Research Proposal : Guidelines for Funding and Dissertations in the Social and Behavioral Sciences.  David R. Krathwohl. 1988. ISBN: 0815681127. Syracuse University Press.
bulletProposal writing.  Coley, Soraya M.; Scheinberg, Cynthia A. 1990. ISBN: 0803932324  Newbury Park, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Inc. 
bulletWriting an effective research proposal. Trumbo, Bruce E.   Contemporary Social Psychology. 1990 Jun; Vol 14(2): 52-55
bulletOn Ph.D. Thesis Proposals by H. C. Lauer
bulletBeginner's Guide to the Research Proposal, Calgary University
bulletPreparing a Research Proposal, an EXCELLENT guide by S. J. Levine Michigan State University
bulletOn the Art of Writing Proposals by by Adam Przeworski of New York University and Frank Salomon of the University of Wisconsin.
bulletWriting a research proposal, an outline from lecture notes, Calgary University
bulletOnline advise on research proposal preparation at Abilene Christian University
bulletProposal Writer's Guide, by Donald E. Thackrey, University of Michigan
bulletGuide to Proposal Preparation, Penn State
bulletPersuasive Proposal Writing, Bar Ilan University, Israel.
bulletArt of Writing Proposals (Social Science Research Council)
bulletGuide for Proposal Writing from the National Science Foundation
bulletResources for Proposal Writers, Wisconsin University
bulletGuide to Completing a Research Proposal, International Development Research Centre Ottawa, Canada

Evaluating proposals

bulletEvaluating research proposals: A guide for the behavioral sciences. Davitz, Joel Robert; Davitz, Lois Leiderman. 1996Englewood Cliffs, NJ, USA: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Preparing proposals for scholarships/grants

bulletHow to write a successful research grant application: A guide for social and behavioral scientists.  Pequegnat, Willo and Stover, Ellen (Eds). 1995. ISBN: 030644965X.  New York, NY, USA: Plenum Press. 
bulletGrants, etc. (2nd ed.). Lauffer,Armand. 1997. ISBN: 0803954697. Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Inc. 
bulletA Guide for Writing a Funding Research Proposal, an excellent guide by S. J. Levine Michigan State University
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Grant proposals: Writing is just part of the process By Stephen Wilbers

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Grant Writing Guide

bulletWriting a Successful Grant Proposal
bulletGrantwriting Resources, a comprehensive list of online resources on grants and proposal, maintained by Deborah Kluge
bulletEPA Grant-Writing Tutorial, Purdue University
bulletThe Art of  Grantmanship by Jacob Kraicer 
bulletWinning Research Grants by Sylvia S. Bienvenu and Becky Patterson, University of Wisconsin

LITERATURE SEARCH / REVIEW

Evidence and sources

bulletThree basic principles for using sources Harvard University
bulletPrimary vs. secondary sources Purdue
bulletWhy use sources? Colorado State University
bulletUsing primary sources Berkeley

Library and Internet Searches

bulletSeven Steps to Effective Library Research, Cornell Library
bulletWeb search strategies Debbie Flanagan
bulletFinding Internet Sources, The English Pages Citation Guide
bulletSearch the Web with Copernic, VERY GOOD
bulletEvaluating Your Sources The English Pages Citation Guide
bulletHow to Critically Analyze Information Sources -Cornell
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Evaluating Web Resources, by Jan Alexander and Marsha Ann Tate

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Evaluating Internet Based Information

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 Evaluating Internet research sources, Harris, R.

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 How to critically analyze information sources, Ormondroyd, J., Engle, M., and Cosgrave, T.

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Bibliography on Evaluating Internet Resources

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Checklist for Evaluating Web Resources

Literature search and review

bulletEffective literature searching for research. Sarah Gash.1996. Library and Information Centre. Call Number: Z710 GAS
bulletConducting a literature search.  Margaret S. Stockdale and Theresa Kenny. In  Leong, Frederick T. L.  Austin James T.  et al. (eds).  The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants. 1996. ISBN: 0803970498. (pp. 29-39). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Main Library: BF76.5 PSY 
bulletReviewing the literature. In Dissertations and theses from start to finish: Psychology and related fields.  Cone, John D. and Foster, Sharon L. 1993. 1557981949.  Washington, DC, USA: American Psychological
bulletConducting Research Literature Reviews : From Paper to the Internet, Arlene Fink ( 1998) Sage Publications; ISBN: 0761909052 LIS H62 FIN
bulletReading and Understanding Research. Lawrence F Locke, Waneen Wyrick Spirduso & Stephen J Silverman.1998. (ISBN: 0761903070).Sage LIS H62 LOC
bulletDoing a Literature Review : Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination. Chris Hart. (ISBN: 0761959750). Sage LIS H62 HAR
bulletA strategy for improving literature reviews. 1990.  Poe, Retta E. Teaching of Psychology. 1990 Feb; Vol 17(1) pp. 54-55.
bulletReviewing the literature.  Merriam,Joyce; LaBaugh, Ross T.; Butterfield, Nancy E.; et al. 1999. In  Ware, Mark E.;  Brewer, Charles L.  et al. (eds) Handbook for teaching statistics and research methods (2nd ed.). (pp. 154-168).  ISBN: 0805830499. Mahwah, NJ, USA: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers
bulletLiterature Reviews, by Deakin University Library
bulletLiterature references in the area of International Management/Business, Comparative and Cross-cultural Management, (self extracting zipped file, MS Access 97 format) by Anne-Wil Harzing, Bradford Management Centre
bulletOnline Literature Resources for Students
bulletContent analysis, a good guide at  Colorado State University

Reading and taking notes

bulletReading Critically: things to notice and questions to ask. In  Reading and Understanding Research. Lawrence F Locke, Waneen Wyrick Spirduso & Stephen J Silverman.1998. (ISBN: 0761903070). Sage,  pp.146-219 LIS  H62.LOC
bulletHow to Read a Book, by Mortimer Adler and Charles van Doren. 1972New York:  Simon & Schuster ISBN: 0671212095
bulletReading literature University of Texas
bulletHow to Read a Research Paper by Spencer Rugaber
bulletHow to Get the Most out of Reading
bulletUsing reading strategies to read more quickly and effectively
bulletSpeed Reading
bulletCritical reading, Youngstown State University
bulletCritical reading University of Toronto
bulletQuestions to ask yourself in preparing to critically read/analyse a text,  Harvard
bulletIdentifying the Argument of an Essay  
bulletTaking Notes from Research Reading
bulletNote-taking Formats,  York University
bulletImproving note-taking with Mind Maps  

Quoting, paraphrasing, summarizing

bulletQuoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing, Purdue University
bulletWhen to paraphrase? when to quote?,  Arizona State
bulletHow to paraphrase without plagiarising University of Richmond
bulletHow to document your quotations, paraphrases, and summaries
bulletTips for Summarizing Research Articles 

Evaluating the literature

bulletEvaluating Research Articles from Start to Finish. Ellen R Girden (1996). (ISBN:076190446). Sage Publications LIS H62 GIR
bulletReviewing and evaluating a research article. Kathryn C. Oleson and Robert M. Arkin. 1996 In Leong, Frederick T. L.  Austin James T.  et al. (eds).  The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants. 1996. ISBN: 0803970498. (pp. 40-55). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Main Library: BF76.5 PSY 
bulletReviewing empirically based manuscripts: Perspectives on process. Schwab, D. P. 1985. In Cummings L. L. and Frost (eds). Publishing in Organisational  Sciences. (pp.171-181). Homewood IL: Richard D. Irwin
bulletHow to critique a published article.  Hyman, Ray.  Psychological Bulletin. 1995 Sep; Vol 118(2): 178-182. LIC: BF1.P67
bulletJudging research quality.  Paul M. Wortman. In the handbook of research synthesis. Cooper, Harris &  Hedges Larry V. (Eds). (pp. 97-109). 1994. ISBN: 0871542269. New York, NY, USA: Russell Sage Foundation

Interpretation

bulletBiases In The Interpretation and Use Of Research Results Robert J. MacCoun Annu. Rev. Psychol. 1998. 49:259-287. BF1.A56

Synthesis of the literature and meta-analysis 

bulletSynthesizing research : a guide for literature reviews,  Cooper, Harris M. 1998.Sage. Library and Information Centre. Call Number: H62 COO3.
bulletThe fugitive literature.  MaryLu C. Rosenthal. In the handbook of research synthesis. Cooper, Harris &  Hedges Larry V. (Eds). (pp. 85-94). 1994. ISBN: 0871542269. New York, NY, USA: Russell Sage Foundation
bulletIdentifying potentially interesting variables and analysis opportunities.  Mark W. Lipsey. In the handbook of research synthesis. Cooper, Harris &  Hedges Larry V. (Eds). (pp. 111-123). 1994. ISBN: 0871542269. New York, NY, USA: Russell Sage Foundation
bulletHypotheses and problems in research synthesis. Judith A. Hall, Robert Rosenthal, Linda Tickle Degnen and Frederick Mosteller. In the handbook of research synthesis. Cooper, Harris &  Hedges Larry V. (Eds). (pp. 17-28). 1994. ISBN: 0871542269. New York, NY, USA: Russell Sage Foundation
bulletQuantitative methods for literature reviews. 1984. Green,Bert F.; Hall, Judith A.
Annual Review of Psychology. 1984; Vol 35, pp. 37-53. Library and Information Centre BF1.A56 1
bulletSynthesis Research Group (SynRG)
bulletMeta-analysis methods
bulletContent analysis, a good guide at  Colorado State University

Writing Literature Reviews

bulletHow to structure the literature review section, Wisconsin University
bulletWriting Literature Reviews in Psychology, University of Washington
bulletWriting Literature Reviews, Toronto University
bulletHow to prepare the introduction, the main body and the conclusion sections, Berkeley -VERY GOOD
bulletWriting narrative literature reviews. 1997.  Baumeister,-Roy-F.; Leary,-Mark-R.
 Review of General Psychology. 1997 Sep; Vol 1(3)pp. 311-320.
bulletTeaching students to write literature reviews: A meta-analytic model. Froese, Arnold D.; Gantz, Brandon S.; Henry Amanda L.   Teaching of Psychology. 1998; Vol 25(2), pp. 102-105.

Quotations

bulletIntroducing quotations into your writing University of Richmond
bulletEffectively using direct quotations University of  Richmond
bulletHow to not take a quotation out of context University of Richmond

 

Software to manage literature and bibliographies

bulletBibliographic Software,Nature, 07/10/97, Vol. 388 Issue 6638, p208, 2p
bulletBibliographic Software,  An extensive guide Steve Osborne, Indiana University
bulletPersonal Bibliographic and Reference Management Software, a good guide on the available reference management software by the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
bulletList of Known Bibliographical Software Packages, Berkeley University
bulletBibliographic Software, Oxford University
bulletComparison Grid for Bibliographical Software, Berkeley University
bulletEvaluation of Reference Management Software  by Maggie Shapland, University of Bristol
bulletA list of bibliographic software by Matthias Winterhager
bulletBibliographic Software: Guides and Resources 
bulletPapyrus
bulletEndNote by Research Soft, free trial version
bulletProCite, free trial version
bulletReference Manager, free trial version
bulletBiblioscape

 

WRITING UP

General advice

bulletTheses and dissertations: A guide to writing in the social and physical sciences.  Newman, Isadore; Benz, Carolyn-R.; Weis, David; McNeil, Keith. 1997. ISBN: 0761808159  Lanham, MD, USA: University Press of America, Inc. 
bulletGuiding students in the research writing process. Carreiro, A. Keith. 1998. In  Chambers, Jack A. (Ed); et-al. (1998). Selected papers from the 9th international conference on college teaching and learning. (pp. 25-32). Jacksonville, FL, USA: Florida Community College At Jacksonville
bulletWriting the Doctoral Dissertation : A Systematic Approach. Gordon B. Davis, Clyde A. Parker (1997). Barron's; ISBN: 0812098005 LIS LB2369 DAV2
bulletHow to Write a Thesis (4th Ed) Harry Teitelbaum (1998) Arco Pub.; ISBN: 0028622081
bulletWriting Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day: A Guide to Starting, Revising, and Finishing Your Doctoral Thesis Joan Bolker. 1998. ISBN: 080504891X. Owl Books 
bulletWriting for Social Scientists : How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) Howard S. Becker. 1986. ISBN: 0226041085.  University  of Chicago Press.  LIS H91 BEC
bulletThe psychologist's companion: A guide to scientific writing for students and researchers (3rd ed.).1993.  Sternberg, Robert J.  New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 0521457564 
bulletAcademic research guides: Aids to the dissertation writer.  Lehmann, Thomas S.
 Teaching of Psychology. 1990 Feb; Vol 17(1): 59-61.
bulletWriting and Presenting Your Thesis or Dissertation, by S. J. Levine Michigan State University, EXCELLENT GUIDE
bulletDissertation Advice by Olin Shivers, MIT
bulletAdvice on Academic Writing, University of Toronto
bulletResources for Dissertators, Wisconsin-Madison University
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Tips On Writing A Ph.D Thesis, by Joe Wolfe

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Notes on Writing Papers and Theses by Ken Lertzman

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How To Write A Dissertation

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Writing-Up, William M. Trochim, Cornell University

Thesis Structure

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How to Organize your Thesis, by John W. Chinneck.

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Thoughts on the Structure of  Dissertations" by Spencer Rugaber

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Parts of a paper: Putting it all together, Berkeley

The Writing Process

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The Writing Process, Cleveland State University 

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The Writing Process Web 

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The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing, Michael Harvey

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Finding Your Focus: The Writing Process (powerpoint presentation)

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Garbl's Writing Process Links

Scientific Writing

bulletA guide to scientific writing for students and researchers (3rd ed.). Sternberg, Robert J. 1993. ISBN: 0521457564, New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press.
bulletThe science of scientific writing. Swan J. A. & Gopen G. D. 1990. American Scientist, vol.78, pp.550-558 

Composition and argumentation

bulletWriting between the lines: Composition in the social sciences. Flemons, Douglas. 1998. ISBN: 0393702634. New York, NY, USA: W. W. Norton and Co
bulletComposing and comprehending: Two sides of the same basic process. Squire J. R. 1983. Language Arts, vol.60, pp.581-589
bulletWriting arguments: A rhetoric with readings (3rd ed.).  Ramage, John D.; Bean,-John-C. 1995. ISBN: 0023981458. Boston, MA, USA: Allyn and Bacon, Inc. (1995)
bulletThe science of writing: Theories, methods, individual differences, and applications.  Levy, C.-Michael and  Ransdell,-Sarah (Ed). 1996. ISBN: 0805821090 NJ, USA: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
bulletWriting Strategies : Reaching Diverse Audiences. Laurel Richardson. 1990. (ISBN: 0803935226). Sage LIS H61 RIC
bulletA Handbook of Rhetorical Devices, Robert Harris
bulletPersuasive Logical Writing
bulletIdentifying the Argument of an Essay  
bulletOrganizing Your Argument (powerpoint presentation)
bulletUnderstanding Writing: The Rhetorical Situation(powerpoint presentation)
bulletCommon types of reasoning and common errors in logic University of Richmond
bulletLogical fallacies, St. Cloud State
bulletDealing with an argument's weaknesses Washington College

Writing up qualitative research

bulletWriting the qualitative dissertation: Understanding by doing.  Meloy, Judith M. 1994.  ISBN: 0805814175  Hillsdale, NJ, USA: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
bulletWriting Up Qualitative Research. Harry F Wolcott. 1990. (ISBN: 0803937938). Sage LIS HM48 WOL

Plagiarism

bulletAvoiding Plagiarism, the Writing Place at Northwestern.
bulletWhat must be documented University Wisconsin
bulletAcceptable and unacceptable uses of sources University of. Indiana
bulletAcceptable and unacceptable paraphrases University of Wisconsin
bulletAvoiding plagiarism pitfalls in notetaking Hamilton
bulletTwo exercises for detecting plagiarism UCB

Style

bulletThe Craft of Research (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams (1995) University of Chicago Press; ISBN: 0226065847 LIS H62 BOO
bulletTricks of the Trade : How to Think About Your Research While You're Doing It (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing). Howard S. Becker.1998. ISBN: 0226041247. University  of Chicago Press. EDU LIB H62 BEC
A manual for writers of term papers, theses, and dissertations,  Kate L. Turabian. Library and Information Centre. Call Number: LB2369 TUR6
bulletStyle : Toward Clarity and Grace. Joseph M. Williams. 1995. ISBN: 0226899152. University of Chicago Press
bulletThe elements of style. Strunk W. & White E. B. 1979. New York MacMillan
bulletThe King's English by H. W. Fowler
bulletTen points on clear, concise sentences University of  Wisconsin
bulletHow to Make  Writing Come Alive, Ron Sheer
bulletRevising prose - 18 good hints to make your writing clearer 
bulletUse the right style --links, University of California Berkeley Links

Writer's block

bulletOvercoming Writer?s Block, Purdue

Editing and Proofreading

bulletHow to Proofread and Edit Your Writing, Bemidji State University Writing Resource Center
bulletChecklist for grammar proofreading Purdue
bulletEditors' and Proofreaders' Marks
bulletEditing & Proofreading
bulletEditing vs. proofreading Purdue
bulletHow to revise productively Bowling Green State University-
bulletTop Ten Writing Conventions Western Washington University
bulletGeneral editing guide Iowa State
bulletQuestions to ask when peer-editing University of Richmond
bulletStrategies for proofreading Bowling Green State University
bulletDrafting and revising Ashland University
bulletWarning signs of a rushed paper University of Richmond
bulletProofreading for commas Purdue
bulletThe Editorial Eye
bulletGarbl's Editorial Style Manual
bulletThe Self-Publishing Center Copy Editing Basics by Pam Hansell
bulletThe Self-Publishing Center Books about copy editing
bulletReference Books for Copy Editors Bibliography
bullet Internet Resources for Copyeditors, by Keith C. Ivey 
bulletTHE SLOT A Spot for Copy Editors
bulletManuscript editing, professional service
bulletProfessional Thesis Consultants, Editorial consultants etc., Association for Support of Graduate Students
bulletProfessional copy-editing and proof-reading services

Online Guides to Grammar and English Usage

bulletBeyond Harvard-writing tools
bulletPurdue Online Writing Lab Web Handouts
bulletThe Nuts and Bolts of College Writing, Michael Harvey, VERY GOOD
bulletAdvice on Academic Writing, University of Toronto
bulletGuide to grammar and writing
bulletOn-line English Grammar
bulletGrammar and Style Notes by Jack Lynch, University of Pennsylvania
bulletKeith Ivey's English Usage Page
bulletGrammar for Journalists, University of Oregon.
bulletalt-usage-English-FAQ
bulletHit Parade of Errors in Style, Grammar, and Punctuation
bulletBowling Green State University  grammar help
bulletMIT Handbook on Common Grammar, Usage, and Spelling Problems
bulletWriting-Related Internet Sites,   a comprehensive list of links on everything related to writing
bulletWriting Labs & Other Resources for Writers, English Central
bulletWriting Help Online at the University of Kansas
bulletThe Writing Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
bullet Inkspot Writing Resource, Writers' Community
bulletGarbl's Writing  Resources, EXCELLENT site. It  focuses on creativity, the writing process, English grammar, style and usage,  active writing, etc.  
bulletWriters' Guidelines Database
bulletProfNet

Online Dictionaries, Thesaurus and Encyclopedias

bulletYourdictionary.com, GREAT SITE, dictionaries for 230+  languages, grammars, thesaurus and much more 
bulletMerriam-Webster's Dictionary
bullet Research-It! - Your one-stop reference desk
bulletOne Look Dictionaries
bulletQuotations Page
bulletThe Macquarie Dictionary
bulletARTFL Project- ROGET Form
bulletRoget?s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
bulletBritannica Online
bulletEncyclopedia.com
bulletFunk and Wagnalls  encyclopaedia (requires registration)
bulletInformation Please, encyclopaedia
bulletWord Sources- Dictionaries, Thesauri, & Online Libraries, English Central
bulletA Dictionary of Useful Research Phrases

General online advice

bulletWriting Center Handouts, Princeton University
bulletBeyond Harvard-writing tools
bulletDead Thesis Society. It is  a student-organized thesis support group for those who have stalled with their thesis, due to a lack of motivation or to frustration with small amounts of progress being made.
bulletPhinisheD. A discussion and support group for people who cannot seem to finish their theses
bulletAPA Publication Manual Crib Sheet by Russ Dewey Georgia Southern University

CITING AND REFERENCING

General Guides

bullet The MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing. 2nd ed. Gibaldi, Joseph. 1998. New York: Modern Language Association of America
bullet Writing the Research Paper: A Handbook with both the MLA and APA documentation styles. 5th ed. Winkler, Anthony C. 1999. Fort Worth: Hartcourt Brace College Publishers
bulletA Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 6th edition. Turabian, Kate L 1996. Chicago: University of Chicago Press
bulletPublication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 4th ed. 1994 Washington, DC: American Psychological Association
bulletReferencing : A basic guide for students
bulletQuoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing, Purdue University
bulletAPA Reference guidelines
bulletGuides to Citation Styles,  a good list of links
bulletCitation Guides, Concordia University
bulletCitations Styles, Plagiarism & Style Manuals, U C Berkeley
bulletUWA Library - Citing Your Sources
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How to organise bibliographical references

Referencing Styles

bulletHarvard Referencing, Curtin University
bulletAPA Referencing, Curtin University
bulletTurabian Referencing, Concordia University
bulletMLA Referencing, Concordia University
bulletVancouver Referencing (used mostly in medical research), Curtin University
bulletUWSM Referencing Style Guides
bulletStyle - A student guide to referencing essays. Monash University
bulletCitation Manager by  The Scott, Foresman Research Web, chose automatically your citation style

Referencing and Citing Electronic and Internet Sources

bulletBibliographic Formats for Citing Electronic Information, by Nancy Crane, University of Vermont
bulletElectronic Reference Formats Recommended by the APA
bulletThe Columbia Guide to Online Style
bulletCitation Style Guides for Internet and Electronic Sources, University of Alberta
bulletTips for Citing Internet Sources
bulletCiting Electronic Resources
bulletBibliographic Formats for Citing Electronic Information
bullet Electronic Style: A Handbook for Citing Electronic Information. 2nd ed.Li, Xia and Nancy B. Crane.1996. Medford, New Jersey: Information Today
bullet The Columbia Guide to Online Style. Walker, Janice R. and Todd Taylor.1998. New York: Columbia University Press

Quotations

bulletIntroducing quotations into your writing University of Richmond
bulletEffectively using direct quotations University of  Richmond
bulletHow to not take a quotation out of context University of Richmond

COMPLETION PROBLEMS

Time management/ Procrastination

bulletHow to Get Control of Your Time and Your Life, by Alan Lakein. Signet Books. ISBN 0451167724
bulletProcrastination: Why you do it, what to do about it, by Jane Burka and Lenora Yuen. 1990. Addison-Wesley. ISBN 020155089-X
bulletPsychological antecedents of student procrastination. Beswick,-Gery; Rothblum,-Esther-D.; Mann,-Leon : Australian-Psychologist. 1988 Jul; Vol 23(2): 207-217.
bulletProcrastination: Ten ways to "do it now".  1987 Yamauchi Kent T. In  Keller, Peter A. (Ed); Heyman, Steven R. (Ed); et-al. (1987). Innovations in clinical practice: A sourcebook, Vol. 6. (pp. 431-433). Sarasota,  USA: Professional Resource Exchange ISBN: 0943158214
bullet Procrastination and task avoidance: Theory, research, and treatment. Ferrari, Joseph R.; Johnson, Judith L.; et-al. (1995). New York,: Plenum Press.  ISBN: 0306448424 
bulletProcrastination and blocking: A novel, practical approach. 1996.  Boice, Robert Westport: Praeger Publishers/Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc. ISBN: 0275956571
bullet First Things First: To Live, to Love, to Learn, to Leave a Legacy.  Covey, SR, Merrill, AR, and Merrill, RR.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994.
bulletTime Tactics of Very Successful People. Griessman, B.E.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1994
bulletThe Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play by Neil Fiore
bulletBeat Procrastination and Finish that Ph.D THE ALL-BUT-DISSERTATION SURVIVAL GUIDE
bulletHow to Overcome Procrastination, by Tara Kuther 
bulletProcrastination Pointers By Donald E. Wetmore
bulletTechniques To Manage Procrastination
bulletSeven Day Procrastination Plan 
bulletProcrastination Research Group

Writer's block

bulletOvercoming Writer?s Block, Purdue
bulletWritersblock

 

Time management

bulletTime Management Skills
bulletTime Management, by Randy Pausch
bulletTime Management by Craig Lock

Multiple Priorities

bulletManaging Multiple Priorities by Donald E. Wetmore
bulletAchieving ambitions with Goal Setting

Burnout

bulletCareer burnout: Causes and cures. 1988  Pines,-Ayala; Aronson, Elliot  New York: Free Press. (1988)  ISBN: 0029253519
bulletStress, burnout, and workaholism.  Maslach,-Christina. In  Kilburg, Richard R. (Ed); Nathan, Peter E. (Ed); et-al. (1986). Professionals in distress: Issues, syndromes, and solutions in psychology. (pp. 53-75). Washington: American Psychological Association. 
ISBN: 0912704438 
bulletStress and professional burnout.  Kelly, Desmond.  In McGuigan, F. J. (Ed); Sime, Wesley E. (Ed); et-al. (1989). Stress and tension control 3: Stress management. (pp. 93-103). New York: Plenum Press.ISBN: 0306433273
bulletBurnout. Pines, Ayala M.. 1993.  In Goldberger, Leo (Ed); Breznitz, Shlomo (Ed); et-al. (1993). Handbook of stress: Theoretical and clinical aspects (2nd ed.). (pp. 386-402). New York, NY, USA: The Free Press. ISBN: 0029120365 
bulletA coping/rest model of relaxation and stress management.  Johann M. Stoyva and John G. Carlson 993.  In Goldberger, Leo (Ed); Breznitz, Shlomo (Ed); et-al. (1993). Handbook of stress: Theoretical and clinical aspects (2nd ed.). (pp. 724-756). New York, NY, USA: The Free Press. ISBN: 0029120365 
bulletHow to cope with "burnout",  Andreas Gehmeyr
bulletBurnout Prevention and Recovery at MIT, zipped file
bulletA Tale of Graduate School Burnout

Stress

bulletStress Management Skills

Perfectionism

bulletPerfectionism, by Carole C. Peters
bulletPerfectionism is Too Much!, By Rhoberta Shaler
bulletAre you a Perfectionist? a self-test
bulletPerfectionism: A double-edged sword
bulletPerfectionism and its Relation to Procrastination
bulletNever Good Enough; Freeing Yourself from the Chains of Perfectionism. Monica R Basco. 1999 Free Press 

General online Advice

bulletDoc-Talk is an email discussion list  for graduate students worldwide.
bulletAll-But-Dissertation Survival Guide is a free monthly e-mail newsletter service devoted to practical strategies for the successful completion of a doctoral dissertation.
bulletDead Thesis Society. It is  a student-organized thesis support group for those who have stalled with their thesis, due to a lack of motivation or to frustration with small amounts of progress being made.
bulletPhinisheD. A discussion and support group for people who cannot seem to finish their theses

 

WRITING,  PUBLISHING AND REVIEWING RESEARCH PAPERS

General advice

bulletDisseminating research, changing practice edited by Earl V. Dunn [Morriston Library Call Number: WA120 DIS
bulletSharing Social Science Data : Advantages and Challenges. Joan E Sieber.1991. (ISBN: 0803940831).Sage
bulletPublishing in scholarly journals: Part II--Is it an attitude or technique? It's a technique.  Smaby, Marlowe H.; Crews, Judith; Downing, Trae Counselor Education and Supervision. 1999 Jun; Vol 38(4): 227-236. ISSN: 0011-0035
bulletPublishing and communicating research findings: Seeking scientific objectivity.  Beutler,-Larry-E.; Martin,-Benny-R. In Kendall, Philip C. (Ed); Butcher, James N. (Ed); et-al. (1999). Handbook of research methods in clinical psychology (2nd ed.). (pp. 107-121). New York: John Wiley & Sons, ISBN: 0471295094 (hardcover)
bulletAre we playing the same game? Publishing task environments and research productivity among management specialists. 1998.   Jarley,-Paul; Chandler, Timothy D.; Faulk, Larry H. II   Human Relations. 1998 Jun; Vol 51(6): 799-824.
bulletThe Compleat Academic - A Practical Guide for the Beginning Social Scientist. Mark P Zanna and John M. Darley (eds.); Random House, New York, 1987. ISBN: 0-394-35252-1 
bulletScience Writing and Publishing, Michigan
bulletWriting Research Papers, Purdue
bulletWriting-Up, William M. Trochim, Cornell University
bulletNotes on Writing Papers by Ken Lertzman, Simon Fraser University
bulletRobert Sternberg gives 21 tips for writing journal articles, Yale

WHERE to publish - Journals

bulletCallsForPapers.Com
bulletA list of business and marketing related journals
bulletJournals for Management Research, Joel West, UCI
bulletA ranking of marketing  journals as published in the Journal of Marketing Education (1997)
bulletJournals ranked by citations William Starbuck NYU
bulletJournal Quality List, sorted by journal, (pdf file) by Anne-Wil Harzing at Bradford Management Centre
bulletJournal Quality List, sorted by subject, (pdf file) by Anne-Wil Harzing at Bradford Management Centre
bulletRanking the International Business Journals, Frank L. DuBois, David M. Reeb. 2000. Journal of International Business Studies
bulletBusiness Finance and Economics Journals Rankings
bulletManagement Journal Rankings, Carol Saunders CMISS, University of Oklahoma 
bulletMIS Journal Rankings Carol Saunders CMISS, University of Oklahoma 
bulletInformation Systems Journal Ranking, Mississippi State University
bulletProduction and  Operations Management Journal Rankings, Carol Saunders CMISS, University of Oklahoma 
bulletThe journal impact factor, ISI
bulletJournal Influence in the Field of Management: An Analysis Using Salancik's Index in a Dependency Network,Johnson, J. & Podsakoff, P. M. 1994,  Academy of Management Journal, vol.37, no.5, 1392-1407.
bulletThe Development of Strategic Management: Journal Quality and Article Impact, Franke, R. H., Edlund, T. W. & Oster III, F. 1990,  Strategic Management Journal, vol.11, 243-253
bulletScholarly Electronic Journals - Trends and Academic Attitudes: A Research Proposal, Philip McEldowney, M. Shontz & K. Wright
bulletElectronic Journals:Promises and Challenges for Academic Libraries, Heting Chu

WHICH Conferences

bulletList of Conference Calls, MouseTracks
bulletSpecial issues and conferences: Call for papers announced at elmar
bulletAMA Marketing Research Annual Conferences
bulletAcademy of Marketing Annual Conference
bulletUpcoming Conferences of Interest to Marketers, The Business Research Lab

HOW to write research papers (general advice)

bulletWriting research papers : A complete guide,1999. James D. Lester LIC l Call Number: Z253 LES8
bulletAn Online Guide to Writing Research Papers 
bulletWriting a paper, by Tutis Vilis, University of Western Ontario
bulletWriting rough drafts.  Christopher Peterson. 1996. in Leong, Frederick T. L.  Austin, James T. (Eds); et al. The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants. ISBN: 0803970498 (pp. 282-290). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Main Library: BF76.5 PSY 
bulletDoing Research : The Complete Research Paper Guide, Dorothy U. Seyler (1998) McGraw Hill College Div; ISBN: 0070579792
bullet Writing research and the writer. Hayes, John R.; Flower, Linda S.  American Psychologist. 1986 Oct; Vol 41(10): 1106-1113, Library and Information Centre BF1.A52
bulletSuggestions to improve manuscripts submitted to professional journals. 1986.  Boor,Myron  American-Psychologist. 1986 Jun; Vol 41(6): 721-722.Library and Information Centre BF1.A52
bulletWriting research: The analysis of a very complex task.  Hayes, John R. In Klahr, David (Ed); Kotovsky, Kenneth (Ed); et-al. (1989). Complex information processing: The impact of Herbert A. Simon. (pp. 209-234). Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, ISBN: 0805801790
bulletWriting research articles for publication.  Drotar,-Dennis.  In Drotar, Dennis (Ed); et-al. (2000). Handbook of research in pediatric and clinical child psychology: Practical strategies and methods. Issues in clinical child psychology. (pp. 347-374). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. ISBN: 030646229X
bulletNotes on Structuring a Scientific Paper
bullet"How To Have Your Abstract Rejected," by van Leunen and Lipton
bulletParts of a paper: Putting it all together, Berkeley -VERY GOOD
bulletAlso check the writing up section

Writing methodological articles

bulletTips for writing (and reading) methodological articles. Maxwell, Scott E.; Cole, David A. Psychological Bulletin. 1995 Sep; Vol 118(2): 193-198. Main Library: BF1.P67

Writing review articles

bulletWriting a review article for Psychological Bulletin.  Bem, Daryl J. Psychological Bulletin. 1995 Sep; Vol 118(2): 172-177 Main Library: BF1.P67
bulletWriting meta-analytic reviews. Rosenthal, Robert Psychological Bulletin. 1995 Sep; Vol 118(2): 183-192. Main Library: BF1.P67

Writing conceptual articles

bulletTrade secrets for crafting a conceptual article. Salomone, Paul R.
Journal of Counseling and Development. 1993 Sep-Oct; Vol 72(1): 73-76

Writing qualitative research articles

bulletEvolving guidelines for publication of qualitative research studies in psychology and related fields.  Elliott, Robert; Fischer, Constance T. & Rennie, David L. British Journal of Clinical Psychology. 1999 Sep; Vol 38(3): 215-229 Main Library: BF1.B631

Reporting group research

bulletReporting group research: Conceptual and technical considerations for preparing manuscripts. 1991 Hulse Killacky, Diana; Robison, Floyd F.; Morran, D. Keith Journal for Specialists in Group Work. 1991 May; Vol 16(2): 101-108.

Revising and refereeing research papers

bulletRevising a research manuscript. Donna K. Nagata and Steven J. Trierweiler. 1996. In Leong, Frederick T. L.  Austin, James T. (Eds); et al. The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants. ISBN: 0803970498 (pp. 291-301). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Main Library: BF76.5 PSY
bulletReviewing and evaluating a research article.  Oleson,-Kathryn-C.; Arkin,-Robert-M.
In Leong, Frederick T. L.  Austin, James T. (Eds); et al. The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants. ISBN: 0803970498 (pp. 40-55). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Main Library: BF76.5 PSY
bulletReviewing and editing manuscripts for scientific journals. Drotar,Dennis. In  Drotar, Dennis (Ed); et-al. (2000). Handbook of research in pediatric and clinical child psychology: Practical strategies and methods (pp. 409-424). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. ISBN: 030646229X (hardcover)
bulletReviewing a research article.  Drummond,-Avril. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 1996 Feb; Vol 59(2): 84-86
bulletWhat's Behind the Research? : Discovering Hidden Assumptions in the Behavioral Sciences, Brent D Slife & Richard N Williams. 1995. ISBN: 0803958633. Sage Publications
bulletAlso check the editing and proofreading section
bulletA Guide for New Referees (postcript file - click here to download postcript file reader ), by Ian Parberry

Getting acceptances

bulletHow to win acceptances by psychology journals: 21 tips for better writing. Sternberg R. J. 1992. American Psychological Society Observer, vol.5 no.5, p.12
bulletHow to get research published in journals, Abby Day. 1992. Education Library
bulletCharacteristics of accepted versus rejected manuscripts.  Kahn, Arnold S.; Presbury, Jack H.; Moore, Helen B.; Driver, Jacqueline D.  Psychology of Women Quarterly. 1990 Mar; Vol 14(1): 7-14. ISSN: 0361-6843
bulletThe review process and the fates of manuscripts submitted to AMJ.  Beyer, Janice M.; Chanove,-Roland-G.; Fox,-William-B.  Academy of Management Journal. 1995 Oct; Vol 38(5): 1219-1260.ISSN: 0001-4273, Library and Information Centre HD1.A11
bulletGetting in: Criteria for acceptance of manuscripts in Psychological Bulletin, 1993-1996.  Sternberg, Robert J.; Hojjat, Mahzad; Brigockas, Melanie G.; Grigorenko, Elena L.  Psychological Bulletin. 1997 Mar; Vol 121(2): 321-323.Library and Information Centre BF1.P67
bulletWe need research on what constitutes good journal papers--and good editing--not guesswork on how to improve manuscripts. Crandall, Rick.  American Psychologist. 1987 Apr; Vol 42(4): 407-408.Library and Information Centre BF1.A52
bulletImproving what is published: A model in search of an editor. Kupfersmid, Joel
 American Psychologist. 1988 Aug; Vol 43(8): 635-642. Library and Information Centre BF1.A52
bulletImproving what is published: A model in search of an editor": Comment.  Clarke, J.Craig.  American Psychologist. 1990 May; Vol 45(5): 666-667. Library and Information Centre BF1.A52

Dealing with journal editors and reviewers

bulletDealing with journal editors and reviewers.  Osipow, Samuel H. 1996. In 
Leong, Frederick T. L.  Austin, James T. (Eds); et al. The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants. ISBN: 0803970498 (pp. 302-308). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Main Library: BF76.5 PSY 
bulletThe role of journal editors in the scientific process. Roediger H. L. 1987. In Jackson D. N. & Rushton J. P. (eds) Scientific Excellence: Origins and Assessment. (pp.222-252). Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publication
bulletBut the reviewers are making different criticisms of my paper! Diversity and uniqueness in reviewer comments. Fiske D. W. & Fogg L. 1990. American Psychologist, vol. 45, pp. 591-598, Library and Information Centre BF1.A52
bulletReviewer and editor decision making in the journal review process. Gilliland, Stephen W.; Cortina, Jose M.  Personnel Psychology. 1997 Sum; Vol 50(2): 427-452.  Library and Information Centre BF1.P27
bulletWhy I recommended that your manuscript be rejected and what you can do about it. Daft R. L. 1985. In Cummings L. L. and Frost (eds). Publishing in Organisational Sciences. (pp.193-204). Homewood IL: Richard D. Irwin
bulletResponding to rejection: An author's view of the rejection of an academic manuscript. Frost P. J. 1985. In Cummings L. L. and Frost (eds). Publishing in Organisational Sciences. (pp.766-773). Homewood IL: Richard D. Irwin
bulletEditing a rejection: a case study. Weick, K. E. 1985. In Cummings L. L. and Frost (eds). Publishing in Organisational Sciences. (pp.774-780). Homewood IL: Richard D. Irwin
bulletDealing with revisions & rejections

 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS -CONFERENCES, POSTERS, TALKS  

Oral Presentation and Talks 

bulletDeveloping an Effective Oral Presentation
bulletEffective Oral Presentations,  by Tutis Vilis, University of Western Ontario
bulletThe Virtual Presentation Assistant
bulletPresentation Planning - Draw a Logic Tree
bulletOral Presentation Advice, Mark D. Hill
bullet How to Give a Bad Talk, David Patterson
bulletDealing with Presentation Disasters
bulletInteractive Presentation Trainer 
bulletSeated Presentations - Don't be a Sitting Duck
bulletThe "art" of giving a good conference talk 
bulletHow to Present a Paper by Ashwin Ram
bulletHow to Give a Good Research Talk (zipped file) by Simon Peyton Jones et al.
bulletHow to Present a Paper: A Speaker's Guide for Students (postcript file - click here to download postcript file reader ) by Ian Parberry
bulletThe American Communication Association
bulletBibliography for Rhetoric and Professional Communication
bulletAllyn & Bacon Public Speaking Website
bulletCommunication Skills
bulletA Handbook of Public Speaking for Scientists and Engineers, by Peter Kenny. Published by Adam Hilger, Ltd., Bristol, 1983. ISBN 0-85274-553-2 
bulletSmart Speaking. Schloff, L. and M. Yudkin.  New York: Plume, 1992.
bullet How to Be an Effective Speaker. Stuart, C. Chicago, NTC Publishing Group, 1989
bullet The Presentations Kit: 10 Steps for Selling Your Ideas. Wilder, Claudyne. Canada: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1990. 

Anxiety and fear

bulletOvercoming speaking anxiety in meetings & presentations,
bulletHow To Conquer Public Speaking Fear

Slides/overheads

bulletTips on making sides/overheads by Tutis Vilis, University of Western Ontario
bulletThings to avoid by Tutis Vilis, University of Western Ontario
bulletDesigning visuals for presentations
bulletA Researcher's Guide to Scientific and Medical Illustrations. Briscoe, M. H. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1990.

Posters

bulletSteps to preparing a poster  by Tutis Vilis, University of Western Ontario
bulletCreating an Effective Poster Presentation
bulletPreparing Scientific Illustrations: A Guide to Better Posters, Presentations, and Publications. Briscoe MH. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1995

Attending Conferences

bulletAttending professional meetings successfully: A guide, Fischer BA and Zigmond MZ.    
bulletConference Etiquette, by Mark D. Hill and David A. Wood

PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF RESEARCH

Introductory/general

bulletIntroduction to the philosophy of social research,  Malcolm Williams and Tim May with Richard D.Wiggins. LIC Call Number: H62 WIL
bulletIntroduction to the Philosophy of Science: Cutting Nature at Its Seams. Klee, Robert.  Oxford University Press.
bulletThe logic of scientific discovery. Popper K. R. 1968. London Hutchison
bulletPhilosophy of Science:  An overview for cognitive science. Bechtel, William. 1988. Hillsdale, N.J. : Erlbaum.
bulletPhilosophy of Science: The central issues. Curd, M. & Cover, J. A. 1998. New York: Norton.
bulletThe philosophy of science.  Boyd, Richard; Gasper, Philip  & Trout, J. D. (Eds). 1991. ISBN: 0262521563.  Cambridge, MA, USA: The MIT Press.
bulletThe end of science. Horgan, John 1996. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley.
bulletThe philosophy of science: Science and objectivity. Couvalis, George. 1997. ISBN: 0761951016.  London, England UK: Sage Publications, Inc. 
bulletConduct, misconduct and the structure of science. Woodward, J., & Goodstein, G. 1996. American Scientist, 84, 479-490.
bulletModels and methods in the philosophy of science: Selected essays. Suppes, Patrick. 1993. ISBN: 0792322118. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 
bulletTheories of the evolution of knowing.  Greenberg, Gary  & Tobach, Ethel. (eds). 1990. ISBN: 0805807551 Hillsdale, NJ, USA: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
bulletPhilosophy of Science
bulletEpistemology, an introduction   F. Heylighen
bulletThe False Hopes of Traditional Epistemology   Bas C. van Fraassen
bulletTwo Dogmas of Empiricism   Willard Van Orman Quine
bulletPhilosophy of Research, William M. Trochim, Cornell University
bullet Philosophy and History of Science, by Beth Rodger
bulletRadical Constructivism
bullet(Posts-) Modernism and Structuralism: Affinities and Theoretical Innovations, Peters, Michael

Links

bulletEpistemology Research Guide, a selection of online papers VERY GOOD
bulletPaideia: Theory of Knowledge
bulletThe Karl Popper Web
bulletNoesis
bulletLinks2Go Philosophy of Science
bulletPeter Suber, Links for Rationalism & Empiricism  
bulletEpisteme Links: Philosophy Resourses
bulletGuide to Philosophy on the Internet
bulletFactasia
bulletNotebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy
bulletContemporary Philosophy, Critical Theory and Postmodern Thought
bulletGalaxy: Philosophy
bulletThe Philosophy Server at Carnegie Mellon University
bulletCogPrints: Philosophy of Science, papers on the philosophy of science
bulletCogPrints: Epistemology, papers on epistemology

Encyclopedias / Dictionaries

bulletStanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
bulletInternet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
bulletPhilosophical Dictionary

Discovering hidden assumptions 

bulletWhat's Behind the Research? : Discovering Hidden Assumptions in the Behavioral Sciences, Brent D Slife & Richard N Williams. 1995. ISBN: 0803958633. Sage Publications

Philosophy of social science

bulletImplications for psychology of the new philosophy of science.  Manicas,Peter T. & Secord, Paul F. American Psychologist. 1983 Apr; Vol 38(4): 399-413 Main Library: BF1.A52
bulletGeneral theories and the fundamental explananda of marketing. Hunt, Shelby D. Journal of Marketing. 1983. Fall; Vol 47(4): 9-17. Main Library: HF1.J64
bulletReadings in the philosophy of social science.  Martin, Michael & McIntyre, Lee C. (Ed).1994. ISBN: 0262631512. Cambridge, MA, USA: The Mit Press. 
bulletSocial epistemology.  Fuller, Steve. 1988. ISBN: 0253352274 Bloomington, IN, USA: Indiana University Press. 
bulletSociological Paradigms and Organizational Analysis. Burrell, G., and Morgan, G. 1979. London, UK: Heineman Educational Books.
bulletPhilosophy, science, and social inquiry: Contemporary methodological controversies in social science and related applied fields of research. Phillips, Denis Charles.1987.  ISBN: 0080334113 Oxford, England UK: Pergamon Press
bulletKuhn, Lakatos, Laudan: Applications in the history of physics and psychology. Gholson & Barker (1985). American Psychologist, 40, 755-769. Main Library: BF1.A52
bulletStatistical procedures and the justification of knowledge in psychological science.  Rosnow, Ralph-L. &  Rosenthal, Robert. American Psychologist. 1989 Oct; Vol 44(10): 1276-1284. Main Library: BF1.A52

Computational philosophy of science

bulletComputational philosophy of science. Thagard, Paul. 1988. ISBN: 0262200686.  Cambridge, MA, USA: MIT Press.
bullet Recent Work in Computational Scientific Discovery. Darden, Lindley.

Systems theory and system dynamics

bulletPrinciples of Systems. Forrester, Jay W. 1968 Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
bulletFeedback Thought in Social Science and Systems Theory. Richardson, George P. 1991.State College, PA:U. of Pennsylvania Press.
bullet Study Notes in System Dynamics. Goodman, Michael R. 1974 Cambridge, MA: MIT Press
bullet Managerial Applications of System Dynamics. Roberts, Edward B., ed. 1978.Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
bulletThe Principia Cybernetica Web

Reasoning and Logic

bulletRules for reasoning.  Nisbett, Richard E. (Ed). 1993. ISBN: 0805812571. Hillsdale, NJ, USA: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. 
bulletModel-based reasoning in scientific discovery.1999.  Magnani, Lorenzo; Nersessian, Nancy J.; Thagard, Paul (Eds). 1999. ISBN:0306462923.  New York, NY, US: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. 
bulletElements of Logic by Henry Philip Tappan
bulletLogic Primer by Colin Allen and Michael Hand
bulletChaotic Logic: Language, Thought and Reality From the Perspective of Complex Systems Science by Ben Goertzel
bulletProbability Theory: The Logic of Science by E. T. Jaynes
bulletElementary principles of Logic
bulletCausal Reasoning
bulletRules of Reasoning
bulletIdentifying the Argument of the Essay A Tutorial in Critical Reasoning
bulletDiscourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason by Ren?Descartes
bulletThe Logical Fallacy Page

Online essays

bulletEpistemology, Controversies, and Pragmatics.Dascal, Marcelo
bulletFalsification and progress in science
bulletAnalytic and Synthetic:  Kant and the Problem of First Principles.
bulletThe Problem of Induction. Forster, Malcolm
bulletInduction and the Boundary of Science. Palmquist, Stephen. 
bulletThe Problem of Verisimilitude. Forster, Malcolm. 
bulletScientific Discovery. Forster, Malcolm.
bulletHard Problems in the Philosophy of Science: Idealization and Commensurability. Forster, Malcolm
bulletLogical Positivism.  Murzi, Mauro
bulletCriticism of Karl Popper in Anthony O'Hear's An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
bulletExchange with Mark Notturo on Popper and Hayek [111.9K]
bulletIcarus: or, The Future of Science by Bertrand Russell
bulletRecreations in Science and Natural Philosophy by Jacques Ozanam and Edward Riddle
bulletA System of Intellectual Philosophy by Asa Mahan
bulletThe Foundations of Value, Part I, Logical Issues: Justification (quid facti), First Principles, and Socratic Method (after Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant, Fries, & Nelson) [12.6K]
bulletThe Foundations of Value, Part II, Epistemological Issues: Justification (quid juris) and Non-Intuitive Immediate Knowledge (Kant, Fries, & Nelson) [18.1K]
bulletMethodological Pluralism, Normative Naturalism, and the Realist Aim of Science.Sankey, Howard. 
bulletLakatos's Methodology of Scientific Research Programs.Forster, Malcolm
bullet The Language of Science: Meaning Variance and Theory Comparison. Sankey, Howard.
bullet Philosophic Principles of Creativity. Iakovlev, V. A.
bullet The Problem of Rational Theory-Choice. Sankey, Howard.
bullet Scientific Progress, Relativism, and Self-Refutation., McGrew, Tim.
bulletContemporary Philosophy of Mind: An Annotated Bibliography, Chalmers, David J
bulletRationality, Judgment, and Critical Inquiry. Healy, Paul

CONCEPTUALISING -DEVELOPING THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS AND HYPOTHESES

Theory building 

bulletTheory Building. Robert Dubin. 1978. Free Press. Main Library H61 DUB2
bulletHypothesis testing, theory building, and the philosophy of science.  Serlin, Ronald C.  Journal of Counseling Psychology. 1987 Oct; Vol 34(4): 365-371
bulletA Primer in Theory Construction. Reynolds, Paul 1971. London: MacMillan.
bulletThe echo of power: An integrative framework for social psychological theorising. Breakwell G. M. 1994. In Psychologist, vol.7, no.2, pp.65-72, Education Library, BF1.P693
bulletTheory Building in the Business Sciences. Tom Elfring, Hans Siggaard Jensen and Arthur Money (eds.). 1996. Copenhagen Business School Press, ISBN 87-16-13309-9

Concept Mapping

bulletConceptualizing, William M.K. Trochim, Cornell University
bulletAn Introduction to Concept Mapping, William M.K. Trochim, Cornell University,
bulletConcept Mapping: Soft Science or Hard Art?, William M.K. Trochim, Cornell University
bullet

Concept Mapping: Informal to Formal, Bob Kremer  University of Calgary

bullet

What's a Conceptual Map?

bullet

Mapping Tutorial 

bullet

Semantic Mapping for Concept Formation

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Managing, Mapping, and Manipulating Conceptual Knowledge, Alberto J. Ca?s , David B. Leake and David C. Wilson

Hypotheses Development

bulletCreative hypothesis generating: some useful heuristics. William J. McGuire. Annual Review of Psychology, 1997, v48 p1(30). Library and Information Centre Call Number: BF1.A56
bulletStrong inference. Platt, J. R. 1964. Science, 146, 347-353.
bulletGenerating Research Hypotheses, Mark L. Mitchell and Janina M. Jolley
bulletSteps in developing hypotheses 
bullet

Developing Hypotheses, Tomoki Sekgiguchi

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Developing hypotheses

DESIGNING RESEARCH

Introductory

bulletLanguage Of Research, William M. Trochim, Cornell University
bulletResearch Design, William M. Trochim, Cornell University
bulletResearch Design Explained, Mark L. Mitchell and Janina M. Jolley
bulletThe Inquiry Process, Stanford University
bulletIntroduction to design and analysis : a student's handbook. Geoffrey Keppel, William H. Saufley, Jr San Francisco : W. H. Freeman, 1980 Education Library Call Number: BF39 KEP
bulletResearch design explained (3rd ed.).1996.  Mitchell, Mark L.; Jolley, Janina-M.
 Ft Worth, TX, USA: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ISBN: 0155028286
bulletDoing research in business management : an introduction to process and method, Dan Remenyi et al. Library and Information Centre Call Number: HD30.4 DOI
bulletIncestuous Fields: Management Research, Emotion and Data Analysis, Perriton, Linda
bulletResearch Methods Tutorials, by William M. Trochim, Cornell University,
bulletHow to do Research At the MIT AI Lab
bulletThe Virtual Research Assistant
bulletThe Research Cycle by Ashwin Ram

General

bulletDesign and Analysis : A Researcher's Handbook. Keppel, G. (1991). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall Library and Information Centre Call Number: HA29 KEP2
bulletA Handbook of Social Science Research. Gary D. Bouma, G. B. J. Atkinson (eds).1996. ISBN: 0198280017. Oxford Univerity Press 
bulletDesigning a research study.  Bruce E. Wampold.996. In Leong, Frederick T. L.  Austin, James T. (Eds); et al. The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants. ISBN: 0803970498 (pp. 59-72). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Main Library: BF76.5 PSY 
bulletResearch design : qualitative and quantitative approaches, John W. Creswell Morriston Library Call Number: HM20 RES
bulletSocial research : issues, methods and process,  Tim May; Open University Press, 1997; Library and Information Centre Call Number: H62 MAY2
bulletResearch design : strategies and choices in the design of social research, Catherine Hakim; Allen & Unwin, 1987; Library and Information Centre Call Number: H62 HAK
bulletThe research process. Gary D. Bouma; Oxford University Press, 1993; Morriston Library Call Number: HM20 RES
bulletHandbook of applied social research methods. Bickman,Leonard  & Rog, Debra J. (Eds). 1998. ISBN: 076190672X. Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications
bulletMindful Inquiry in Social Research. Valerie Malhotra Bentz & Jeremy J Shapiro.1998. (ISBN: 0761904093).Sage
bulletBeyond Method : Strategies for Social Research. Gareth Morgan. 1983. (ISBN: 0803920784). Sage
bulletResearch Resources for the Social Sciences, This site has a wide range of links to various applied social research sources
bulletResearch Methods Knowledge Base, by William M. Trochim, Cornell University, EXCELLENT GUIDE
bulletMethods in Behavioral Research, (alternative site)

Evaluating and selecting research instruments

bulletEvaluating and selecting research instruments. Joseph G. Ponterotto. 1996. In Leong, Frederick T. L.  Austin, James T. (Eds); et al. The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants. ISBN: 0803970498 (pp. 73-84). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Main Library: BF76.5 PSY 

Qualitative research design

bulletDesigning qualitative research. Catherine Marshall & Gretchen B. Rossman, 1999. (ISBN: 0761913408). Sage LIC - Call Number: H62 MAR2

Experimental and quasi-experimental designs

bulletExperimental Design and Methods. Edited by Michael S Lewis-Beck 1993 Sage Publications, Library and Information Centre Call Number: HA29 EXP
bulletQuasi-Experimentation: Design and Analysis Issues for Field Settings. Cook T. D. and Campbell D. T. 1979.Chicago: Rand McNally 
bulletExperimental Design, William M. Trochim, Cornell University
bulletQuasi-Experimental Design, William M. Trochim, Cornell University
bulletExperimental Design, statsoft
bulletExperiments and Quasi-Experiments, Mark L. Mitchell and Janina M. Jolley
bulletExperimental Design: Internal Validity, David Polson, Cheuk Ng,  Lyle Grant and Dean Mah

Simulation

bullet 'On the Uses of Computer-Assisted Simulation Modeling in the Social Sciences' Hanneman, R. and Patrick, S. (1997)  Sociological Research Online, vol. 2, no. 2
bullet'Simulation - A Way Forward?' Byrne, D. (1997)  Sociological Research Online, vol. 2, no. 2

Cross-cultural research

bulletCross-national Research Methods in the Social Sciences. Linda Hantrais (Editor), Stephen Mangen (Editor) (1996) Pinter Publishers; ISBN: 1855673452
bulletMethodological Issues in Cross-Cultural Marketing Research: A State of the Art Review. Malhotra, Naresh K., James Agrawal and Mark Peterson. 1996. International Marketing Review, vol.13, no.5, pp.7-43
bulletCross-cultural research methodology.  Kwok Leung and Fons Van De Vijver. 1996. In Leong, Frederick T. L.  Austin, James T. (Eds); et al. The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants. ISBN: 0803970498 (pp. 351-358). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications
bulletMethods and data analysis of comparative research. F. J. R. van de Vijver and K. Leung. 1997. In the  Handbook of cross-cultural psychology, Vol. 1: Theory and method (2nd ed.).  Berry, John W.;  Poortinga, Ype H. & Pandey,-Janak (Ed). (pp.257-300)  ISBN: 0205160743. PB: Boston, MA, USA: Allyn and Bacon, Inc. 
bulletMethods and data analysis for cross-cultural research. van de Vijver,  Fons J. R. &  Leung, Kwok. 1997. ISBN: 0761901078. Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Inc. 

QUALITATIVE RESEARCH -DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS

Introduction

bulletBasics of qualitative research : grounded theory procedures and techniques, Anselm Strauss & Juliet Corbin. 1998. Sage. Library and Information Centre Call Number: HA29 STR
bulletAn Introduction to Qualitative Research. Uwe Flick.1998. (ISBN: 0761955887).Sage 
bulletLearning in the Field : An Introduction to Qualitative Research. Gretchen B Rossman & Sharon F Rallis. 1998. (ISBN: 0761903534). Sage 
bulletQualitative Research, William M.K. Trochim

General

bulletThe landscape of qualitative research : theories and issues, edited by Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln. Volume 1. LIC, Call Number: H62 LAN
bulletHandbook of qualitative research,2nd edition edited by Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln. 1994. Sage. LIC -  Call Number: H62 HAN
bulletQualitative Research Information
bullet Qualitative Research Resource Page, University of Alberta
bulletQualitative Research Site Guide
bulletQUALIDATA - Qualitative Data Archival Resource Centre,  University of Essex
bulletQualitative Research Methods, David Boje

Theory

bulletQualitative Inquiry and Research Design : Choosing among Five Traditions. John W Creswell. 1997 (ISBN: 0761901442). Sage
bulletThe Paradigm Dialog. Egon G Guba. 1990. Sage Publications

Practice

bulletDoing qualitative research, edited by Benjamin F. Crabtree, William L. Miller, Sage Publications, 1992, Library and Information Centre Call Number: R853.S64 DOI2
bulletDoing Qualitative Research : A Practical Handbook. David Silverman.1999. (ISBN: 0761958231). Sage
bulletStrategies of qualitative inquiry, edited by Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln. Volume 2. : SAGE, 1998 LIC - one week loan Call Number: H61 STR
bullet"Stretching" Exercises for Qualitative Researchers. Valerie J Janesick. 1998. (ISBN: 0761902562). Sage
bulletCollecting and interpreting qualitative materials, edited by Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln. Volume 3. 1998. Sage. LIC - one week loan Call Number: H62 COL
bulletQualitative Methodology. John Van Maanen. 1983. (ISBN: 0803921179). Sage
bulletQualitative Methods and Analysis in Organizational Research : A Practical Guide. Gillian Symon Catherine Cassel. 1998.  (ISBN: 0761953515). Sage
bulletQualitative Research. Alan Bryman & Robert Burgess. 1999.(ISBN: 0761962433). Sage
bulletQualitative Research Design : An Interactive Approach. Joseph A Maxwell. 1996. (ISBN: 0803973292). Sage
bulletQualitative Researching. Jennifer Mason. 1996. (ISBN: 0803989865). Sage
bulletThe Researcher Experience in Qualitative Research. Susan Diemert Moch & Marie F Gates. 1999. (ISBN: 0761913424). Sage 
bulletA Guide to Field Research. Carol A Bailey. (ISBN: 0803990588). 1995. Pine Forge Press
bulletContext and Method in Qualitative Research. Gale Miller & Robert Dingwall. 1997.(ISBN: 0803976321). Sage

Critical Theory

bulletCritical Theory and Methodology. Raymond A Morrow David D Brown. 1994. (ISBN: 080394683X). Sage
bulletContemporary Philosophy, Critical Theory and Postmodern Thought
bulletCultural and Critical Theory
bulletCritical Inquiry

Grounded Theory

bulletGrounded Theory in Practice. Anselm Strauss & Juliet Corbin . 1997. (ISBN: 0761907483). Sage
bulletAn Introduction to Grounded Theory 
bulletGrounded Theory Methodology Links
bulletThe Grounded Theory Institute.
bulletGrounded Theory links
bulletOnline Grounded Theory Articles

Action research

bulletAction Research, 2nd Edition : A Handbook for Practitioners. Ernest T Stringer. 1999. (ISBN: 0761917136).Sage
bulletIntroduction to Action Research : Social Research for Social Change.  Davydd J Greenwood & Morten Levin. 1998.(ISBN: 0761916768). Sage
bulletParticipatory Action Research. William Foote Whyte. 1991.(ISBN: 0803937431). Sage
bulletAction Research and Participatory Action Research
bulletAction Research Links
bulletPARnet The Cornell Participatory Action Research Network Website
bulletAction Research Electronic Reader

Interviewing

bulletThe active interview, James A. Holstein, Jaber F. Gubrium. 1995. Sage. Library and Information Centre Call Number: H61.28 HOL
bulletInterviewing as qualitative research : a guide for researchers in education and the social sciences,  I.E. Seidman. Education Library Call Number: H61.28 SEI
bulletQualitative Interviewing : The Art of Hearing Data. Herbert J Rubin & Irene S. Rubin. 1995. (ISBN: 0803950969). Sage 
bulletInterviews : an introduction to qualitative research interviewing, Steinar Kvale. 1996. Sage. Library and Information Centre Call Number: HM48 KVA
bulletInterviewing for Social Scientists : An Introductory Resource with Examples Hilary Arksey, Peter T Knight (1999) Sage Publications Ltd; ISBN: 0761958703
bulletInterviewing in Depth : The Interactive-Relational Approach. John T Chirban. 1996.  (ISBN: 0803973187). Sage
bulletThe long interview, Grant McCracken;Sage Publications, 1988; Library and Information Centre Call Number: H61 MAC
bulletThe Virtual Interviewing Assistant
bulletComputer Assisted Personal Interviewing, Social Research Update, Surrey
bulletTelephone Interviewing, Social Research Update, Surrey
bulletCollecting data through joint interviews, Social Research Update, Surrey
bulletRealtime Interviewing Using the World Wide Web, Chen, Peter; Hinton, S.M.

 

Focus group research 

bulletFocus groups as qualitative research,  David L. Morgan LIC - Call Number: H61.28 MOR2
bulletThe Focus Group Guidebook. David L Morgan. 1997. (ISBN: 0761908188). Sage 
bulletThe focus group kit, David L. Morgan & Richard A. Krueger SAGE, 1998. Morriston Library Call Number: HM20 THE
bulletThe Handbook for Focus Group Research. Thomas L Greenbaum. 1998.  (ISBN: 0761912533). Sage
bulletThe practical handbook and guide to focus group research, Thomas L. Greenbaum. Lexington Books, 1988. LIC Call Number: HF5415.2 GRE
bulletSuccessful focus groups : advancing the state of the art, David L. Morgan, editor. 1993. Sage.  Library and Information Centre Call Number: RT81.5 SUC
bulletDeveloping Focus Group Research : Politics, Theory and Practice. Rosaline S Barbour Jenny Kitzinger.1998. (ISBN: 0761955682). Sage 
bulletFocus Groups : A Practical Guide for Applied Research. Richard A Krueger. 1994 (ISBN: 0803955677). Sage 
bulletModerating Focus Groups. Richard A Krueger. 1997.(ISBN: 0761908218). Sage 
bulletModerating Focus Groups : A Practical Guide for Group Facilitation.Thomas L Greenbaum. 1999. (ISBN: 0761920447). Sage
bulletPlanning Focus Groups. David L Morgan. 1997. (ISBN: 076190817X). sage
bulletDeveloping Questions for Focus Groups. Richard A Krueger. 1997. (ISBN: 0761908196). Sage 
bulletAnalyzing and Reporting Focus Group Results. Richard A Krueger. 1997. (ISBN: 0761908161). Sage
bulletFocus groups Social Research Update, Surrey

Case study research

bulletCase study research : design and methods, Robert K. Yin LIC -  Call Number: H62 YIN2
bulletCase Study Methods. Jacques Hamel Stephane Dufour Dominic Fortin. 1993. (ISBN: 0803954166). Sage 
bulletThe art of case study research, Robert E. Stake. 1995. Sage. Library and Information Centre Call Number: LB1028 STA
bulletCase Study Research Design and Methods Vol 5: Case Study Research: Design and Methods Robert K Yin (1994) Sage Publications ; ISBN: 0803956630
bulletMultimethod research : a synthesis of styles, John Brewer and Albert Hunter; Sage Publications, 1989; Library and Information Centre Call Number: H62 BRE
bulletThe Art and Craft of Case Writing. William Naumes, Margaret J Naumes (1999). Sage Publications; ISBN: 076191725X
bulletBuilding Theories from Case Study Research. Kathleen M. Eisenhardt. 1989. Academy of Management Review. vol.14.no.4. pp.532-550
bulletThe Use of Vignettes in Qualitative Research, Social Research Update, Surrey

Diary Techniques

bulletDiary Techniques. Glynis M. Breakwell and Peter Wood 1995. In Glynis M. Breakwell et al. (eds) Research Methods in Psychology.  Sage, pp.293-302, LIC BF76. 5RES
bulletUsing Diaries in Social Research, Social Research Update, Surrey
bulletThe Use of Diaries in Sociological Research on Health Experience' Elliott, H. (1997) Sociological Research Online, vol. 2, no. 2

Ethnographic research

bulletDoing Critical Ethnography. Jim Thomas. 1993. (ISBN: 080393923X). Sage
bulletDoing Ethnographic Research : Fieldwork Settings. Scott Grills.1998. (ISBN: 0761908927). Sage
bulletEthnographic Decision Tree Modeling. C H Gladwin. 1989.  (ISBN: 0803934874). Sage
bulletEthnography : Step by Step. David M Fetterman. 1998. (ISBN: 0761913858). Sage 
bulletEthnomethodology. Alain Coulon. 1995. (ISBN: 0803947771). Sage
bulletEthnostatistics : Qualitative Foundations for Quantitative Research. Robert P Gephart Jr. 1988. (ISBN: 0803930267). Sage
bulletInterpretive Ethnography : Ethnographic Practices for the 21st Century. Norman K. Denzin. 1997.   (ISBN: 0803972997). Sage
bulletRepresentation in Ethnography. John Van Maanen. 1995. (ISBN: 080397163X). Sage
bulletSpeaking of Ethnography. Michael H Agar. 1986. (ISBN: 0803924925). Sage 
bulletThe Ethnographer's Method. Alex Stewart. 1998. (ISBN: 0761903941). Sage 
bulletSelecting Ethnographic Informants. Jeffrey C Johnson. 1991. (ISBN: 0803935870). Sage 
bulletMeta-Ethnography : Synthesizing Qualitative Studies. George W Noblit & R Dwight Hare. 1988. (ISBN: 0803930232). Sage 
bullet 'Hypermedia and Ethnography: Reflections on the Construction of a Research Approach' Bella Dicks and Bruce Mason (1998) Sociological Research Online, vol. 3, no. 3
bulletEthnomethodology and Conversation Analysis, Paul ten Have
bulletEthnographic Writing, Social Research Update, Surrey

Observation

bulletParticipant Observation : A Methodology for Human Studies. Danny L Jorgensen. 1989. (ISBN: 0803928777). Sage
bulletVisual research methodsSocial Research Update, Surrey

Phenomenological research 

bulletPhenomenological Research Methods. Clark Moustakas. 1994. (ISBN: 0803957998). Sage 
bullet

Phenomenologyonline.com

bullet

 Phenomenology, Lived Experience: Taking a Measure of the Topic Burch, R. 1990.Phenomenology + Pedagogy, Vol.8,pp.130-160

bullet

Phenomenology and its Practices Burch, R. 1989Phenomenology + Pedagogy, Vol.7, pp. 187-217

bullet

Phenomenography

Conversation analysis 

bulletDoing Conversation Analysis : A Practical Guide. Paul ten Have. 1998. (ISBN: 0761955860). Sage 
bulletConversation Analysis : The Study of Talk-in-Interaction. George Psathas.1994 (ISBN: 0803957475). Sage 
bulletConversation As Method : Analyzing the Relational World of People Who Were Raised Communally. Ruthellen Josselson, Amia Lieblich, Ruth Sharabany & Hadas Wiseman. 1997. (ISBN: 0761905138). Sage
bulletEthnomethodology and Conversation Analysis, Paul ten Have

Naturalistic inquiry

bulletDoing Naturalistic Inquiry : A Guide to Methods. David A Erlandson, Edward L Harris, Barbara L Skipper & Steve D Allen. 1993. (ISBN: 0803949383). Sage
bulletNaturalistic Inquiry. Yvonna S Lincoln & Egon G Guba. 1985. (ISBN: 0803924313). Sage

Heuristic research 

bulletHeuristic Research : Design, Methodology, and Applications. Clark Moustakas. 1990. (ISBN: 0803938829). Sage

Narrative research and analysis

bulletMaking Meaning of Narratives. Ruthellen Josselson & Amia Lieblich. 1999. (ISBN: 0761903275). Sage
bulletNarrative Analysis. Catherine Kohler Riessman. 1993. (ISBN: 0803947542). Sage 
bulletNarrative Research : Reading, Analysis, and Interpretation. Amia Lieblich, Rivka Tuval-Mashiach & Tamar Zilber. 1998. (ISBN: 0761910433). Sage 
bulletNarrative Analysis, David Boje's 
bulletThe Center for Narrative Inquiry
bulletNarrative research methods, Vincent Hevern

Reflexive methodology  

bulletReflexive Methodology : Interpretation and Research. Mats Alvesson & Kaj Sk?dberg. 1999. (ISBN: 0803977077). Sage
bulletReflexivity and Voice. Rosanna Hertz. 1997. (ISBN: 0761903844). Sage 
bulletRecording Social Life: Reflexivity and Video Methodology Lomax, H., N. Casey (1998) 'Sociological Research Online, vol. 3, no. 2

Q Methodology

bulletThe History and Principles of Q Methodology in Psychology and the Social Sciences,  Steven R. Brown, Kent State University
bulletUse of Q Methodology by Public Relations Practitioners for Hospital Strategic Planning,  Karen Popovich and Mark Popovich
bulletThe QMethod Home Page
bulletQ Methodology list of links at Alberta University

Repertory Grid

bullet Principles of Personal Construct Psychology. George Kelly 1955. New York: Norton.
bulletPersonal Construct Psychology site.
bulletWebGrid

Interpretive biography

bulletInterpretive Biography. Norman K. Denzin 1989. (ISBN: 0803933584). Sage  

Interpretive interactionism 

bulletInterpretive Interactionism. Norman K. Denzin. 1989. (ISBN: 0803930038). Sage

Organisational symbolism

bulletStudying Organizational Symbolism : What, How, Why?. Michael Owen Jones  1996. (ISBN: 0761902201). Sage

Researching culture

bulletCultural Methodologies. Jim McGuigan. 1997. (ISBN:080397485X). Sage
bulletResearching Culture: Qualitative Method and Cultural Studies. Pertti Alasuutari. 1995(ISBN:0803978316).Sage 

Special issues

bulletInvestigating Subjectivity : Research on Lived Experience. Carolyn Ellis Michael G Flaherty. 1992. (ISBN: 0803944977). Sage  
bulletKnowing Children : Participant Observation with Minors. Gary Alan Fine Kent L Sandstrom. 1988. (Sage: 0803933657). Sage 
bulletFieldwork with Children. Robyn M Holmes.1998. (ISBN: 0761907556). Sage 
bulletGender Issues in Field Research. Carol A B Warren. 1988. (ISBN: 0803930984). Sage
bulletWorking with Sensitizing Concepts : Analytical Field Research. Will C van den Hoonaard . 1997. (ISBN: 0761902074). Sage
bulletTranspersonal Research Methods for the Social Sciences : Honoring Human Experience. William Braud & Rosemarie Anderson. 1998.  (ISBN: 0761910131). Sage 
bulletElicitation techniques with young people, Social Research Update, Surrey
bulletComplexity Theory and Social Research, Social Research Update, Surrey
bulletParticipatory Evaluation of Internet Resources (Raymer)

Qualitative data analysis and interpretation

bulletTransforming Qualitative Data : Description, Analysis, and Interpretation. Harry F Wolcott. 1994. (ISBN: 0803952813). Sage 
bulletMaking sense of qualitative data : complimentary research strategies, Amanda Coffey, Paul Atkinson. Library and Information Centre Call Number: HM48 COF
bulletQualitative Media Analysis. David L Altheide. 1996. (ISBN: 076190199X). Sage 
bulletThe Quality of Qualitative Research Clive Seale (1999) Sage Publications Ltd; ISBN: 0761955984
bulletAnalyzing qualitative data,  edited by Alan Bryman and Robert G. Burgess LIC - one week loan Call Number: HA29 ANA
bulletQualitative Data Analysis : An Expanded Sourcebook: Second Edition Matthew B Miles, A Michael Huberman Published 1994 Sage Publications LIC Folios Call Number: H62 MIL2
bulletInterpreting qualitative data : methods for analysing talk, text and interaction, David Silverman Library and Information Centre Call Number: HM48 SIL
bulletStrategies for Interpreting Qualitative Data. Martha S Feldman. 1994. (ISBN: 0803959168). Sage
bulletTransforming Qualitative Information : Thematic Analysis and Code Development. Richard E Boyatzis. 1998.(ISBN: 0761909613). Sage
bulletGetting the most from your data : a handbook of practical ideas on how to analyse qualitative data,  Judith Riley. : Technical and Educational Services, 1990, Education Library Call Number: H62 RIL
bulletCollecting and interpreting qualitative materials, edited by Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln. Volume 3. 1998. Sage. LIC - one week loan Call Number: H62 COL
bullet Qualitative Data Analysis: Technologies and Representations', Coffey, A., B. Holbrook and P. Atkinson (1996) Sociological Research Online, vol. 1, no. 1,
bulletSecondary analysis of qualitative data Social Research Update, Surrey

Reliability and validity in qualitative research

bulletReliability and Validity in Qualitative Research. Jerome Kirk & Marc L Miller. 1986.(ISBN: 0803924704). Sage 
bulletThe Quality of Qualitative Research. Clive Seale. 1999. (ISBN: 0761955984). Sage

Computer-aided qualitative data analysis

bulletComputer Analysis and Qualitative Research. Nigel G Fielding & Raymond M Lee.  1998. (ISBN: 0803974833). Sage
bulletComputer-Aided Qualitative Data Analysis : Theory, Methods and Practice. Udo Kelle. 1995 (ISBN: 0803977611). Sage
bulletDoing Qualitative Research Using QSR NUD*IST. Celia Gahan & Mike Hannibal. (0761953906). (ISBN: 0761953906). Sage 
bulletCompleting a Qualitative Project : Details and Dialogue. Janice M. Morse. 1997.  (ISBN: 0761906010). Sage
bulletA Narrative Approach to Organization Studies. Barbara Czarniawska. 1998. (ISBN: 0761906630). Sage 
bulletAnalyzing Visual Data. Gregory W H Smith & Michael S Ball.1992. (ISBN: 0803934351). Sage
bulletComputer-Assisted Text Analysis. Roel Popping. 1999 (ISBN:0761953795), Sage
bulletAnalysing Qualitative Data by Computer, Social Research Update, Surrey
bullet 'Focus Group Data and Qualitative Analysis Programs: Coding the Moving Picture as Well as the Snapshots' Catterall, M. and Maclaran, P. (1997) Sociological Research Online, vol. 2, no. 1
bullet 'Theory Building in Qualitative Research and Computer Programs for the Management of Textual Data' Kelle, U. (1997)  Sociological Research Online, vol. 2, no. 2

Qualitative data analysis software

bullet'Choosing Qualitative Data Analysis Software: Atlas/ti and Nudist Compared' Christine A. Barry (1998)  Sociological Research Online, vol. 3, no. 3
bulletAQUAD
bulletAtlas.ti - Software for visual qualitative data analysis, management, and model building
bulletBanxia Decision Explorer. Banxia Software a cognitive mapping tool
bulletEthnograph v5.0 for Windows.Text Based Qualitative Data Analysis Software. Qaulis Research
bulletHyperRESEARCH. Qualitative Analysis Software
bulletNUD*IST by Qualitative Solutions & Research (QSR)
bulletNUD*IST Vivo (NVivo) by Qualitative Solutions & Research (QSR)
bulletHyperSoft 
bulletKit
bulletKwalitan
bulletMARTIN
bulletStoryspace
bulletwinMAX : Software for Qualitative Data Analysis

Archival strategies

bulletArchival Strategies and Techniques. Michael R Hill.1993. (ISBN: 0803948255).Sage
bulletArchiving qualitative research data, Social Research Update, Surrey

Content analysis

bulletBasic content analysis, Robert Philip Weber. 1990 Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage, Library and Information Centre Call Number: P93 WEB2
bulletContent Analysis. Klaus Krippendorf. 1981 (ISBN: 0803914989). Sage
bulletAnalyzing Media Messages: Using Quantitative Content Analysis in Research. Riffe, Daniel, Stephen Lacy, and Frederick G. Fico. 1998. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 
bulletText Analysis for the Social Sciences: Methods for Drawing Inferences from Texts and Transcripts. Roberts, Carl W., ed. 1997. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 
bulletFrom Information to Knowledge: Conceptual and Content Analysis by Computer.  Nissan, Ephraim, and Klaus Schmidt, eds.1995.London: Intellect.
bulletComputer-assisted Text Analysis. Popping, Roel.2000. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
bulletContent analysis, a  guide prepared by  Colorado State University

Content analysis software

bulletContent Analysis Resources,  a site dedicate to content analysis
bulletCATPAC, Content analysis software
bulletCETA, Content analysis software
bulletCoAn, Content analysis software
bulletDIMAP, Content analysis software
bulletDiction 5.0,  Content analysis software
bulletPLCA, Content analysis software
bulletProfiler+, Content analysis software

SCALE DEVELOPMENT - MEASUREMENT ISSUES

General Considerations on Measurement

bulletDefinitions and Examples of Measurement Scales  Rice University
bulletMeasurement, A good introduction by  William M. Trochim, Cornell University
bulletBasic Measurement. Edited by Michael S Lewis-Beck Published 1994 Sage Publications Education Library Call Number: H61 BAS
bulletMeasurement in the social sciences : the link between theory and data Richard A. Zeller, Edward G. Carmines. Cambridge University Press, 1980. Library and Information Centre Call Number: H61 ZEL
bulletMeasurement, design, and analysis: An integrated approach. Pedhazur E. J. & Schmelkin L. P. 1991. Hillsdale NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum
bulletHandbook of Research Design and Social Measurement 5th edition.1991. Miller C. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications 
bulletConceptualization and Measurement in the Social Sciences. Blalock, H.M. 1982. Sage: 
bullet Data Theory and Dimensional Analysis. Jacoby, William G. 1991. Sage 
bulletMeasuring the intentional world : realism, naturalism, and quantitative methods in the behavioral sciences J.D. Trout Oxford University Press, 1998. Library and Information Centre Call Number: BF39 TRO
bullet Measurement Scales and Statistics. Gaito, John 1980. Psychological Bulletin 87: 564-567. LIS BF1.P67
bullet Measurement Scales and Statistics: The Misconception Misconceived. Townsend, James T. and F. Gregory Ashby 1984.  Psychological Bulletin 96: 394-401. LIS BF1.P67
bullet Measurement Scales and Statistics: An Examination of Variable Validity. Maxwell, S.E. and H.D. Delaney 1985. Psychological Bulletin 97: 85-93. LIS BF1.P67
bullet Measurement Scales and Statistics: A Clash of Paradigms. Michell, Joel 1986. Psychological Bulletin 100: 398-407.  LIS BF1.P67
bullet Causal Models of Measurement: Some Problems for Theory Construction. Horan, Patrick M. 1989. Quality and Quantity 23: 39-59.
bulletTheory-Building and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences. Asher, Herbert B., Herbert F. Weisberg, John H. Kessel, W. Phillips Shively, Editors 1984.  University of Tennessee Press.
bulletMeasuring and Manipulating Variables

Scale construction and development of summated rating scales

bulletScale Construction. Dawis Rene V. 1987. Journal of Counseling Psychology, vol.39, no.4, pp.481-489
bulletTest construction. Nancy E. Betz. 1996. In Leong, Frederick T. L.  Austin, James T. (Eds); et al. The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants. ISBN: 0803970498 (pp. 239-250). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Main Library: BF76.5 PSY 
bulletSummated Rating Scale Construction : An Introduction. Paul E Spector. 1992. (ISBN: 0803943415). Sage
bulletStandards for educational and psychological testing. 1985. Washington DC: American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association and National Council in Measurement in Education
bulletPsychological testing. Anastasi A. 1982. New York: MacMillan

Selecting the best measure

bulletChoosing the Best Measure for your Study

Reliability and validity of measures

bulletValidity and the research process, David Brinberg, Joseph E. McGrath; Sage, 1985. Library and Information Centre Call Number: H62 BRI
bulletReliability for the social sciences : theory and applications / Ross E. Traub Sage, 1994. Library and Information Centre Call Number: HA29 TRA
bulletHow to Measure Survey Reliability and Validity. Mark S Litwin. 1995. (ISBN: 0803957041). Sage
bulletLatent Structure and Item Sampling Models for Testing RE Traub and YR Lam, Annual Review Psychology 1985 36: 19-48
bullet Assessing the Reliability of Linear Composites. Greene, V.L. and E.G. Carmines 1980. In Karl Schuessler (Editor) Sociological Methodology 1980. Jossey-Bass.
bullet The Impact of Scale Length on Reliability and Validity. Niemi, Richard G.; Edward G. Carmines; John P. McIver 1986. Quality and Quantity 20: 371-376.
bulletIntroduction to Validity, a good introduction by  William M. Trochim, Cornell University
bulletIntroduction to Internal and External Validity, William Huitts, Valdosta University
bulletReliability of measurement, William M. Trochim, Cornell University
bulletMulti-Trait Multi-Method Matrix, VERY GOOD
bulletReliability and Item Analysis
bulletIntegration of Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods to Strengthen Internal Validity (Bowen)

Magnitude Scaling

bulletOn the Magnitude Scaling of Political Opinion in Survey Research. Lodge, M. and B. Tursky (1981)   American Journal of Political Science 25: 376-419. LIS JA1.A54
bulletMagnitude scaling : quantitative measurement of opinions. Lodge, M.1981.Sage LIS RT81.5LOD 
bulletA Measurement Model for Psychophysical Scaling. Saris, Willem E. 1988.Quality and Quantity 22: 417-433.

Item Response Theory

bulletFundamentals of Item Response Theory. Ronald K Hambleton; H Swaminathan & H Jane Rogers. 1991. (ISBN: 0803936478). Sage
bulletHandbook of modern item response theory. van der Linden, W. J. & Hambleton, R. K. 1996.  New York, NY: Springer-Verlag.
bulletItem Response Theory Models For Unfolding

Guttman Scaling

bulletA Probabilistic Formulation and Statistical Analysis of  Guttman Scaling. Proctor, C.H. 1970.  Psychometrika 35: 73-78.  LIS BF1.P694
bullet A Comparison of Alternative Models for Analyzing the Scalability of Response Patterns. Clogg, C.C. and D.O. Sawyer 1981.  In S. Leinhardt (Editor) Sociological Methodology 1981. Jossey-Bass
bullet Some Properties of the Correlation Matrix of  Dichotomous Guttman Items. Zwick, Rebecca 1987.  Psychometrika 52: 515-520. LIS BF1.P694
bullet The Number of Guttman Errors as a Simple and Powerful Person-Fit Statistic. Meijer, Rob R. 1994. Applied Psychological Measurement 18: 311-314.

Mokken Scaling

bulletA Nonparametric Approach to the Analysis of Dichotomous Item Responses. Mokken, Robert J. and Charles Lewis (1982)  Applied Psychological Measurement 7: 45-55.
bullet Mokken Scale Analysis for  Polychotomous Items: Theory, A Computer Program, and an Empirical Application. Sijtsma, K.; P. Debets; I.W. Molenaar 1990. Quality and Quantity 24: 173-188.
bulletUsing Mokken Analysis to Develop Unidimensional Scales. Gillespie, Michael; Elizabeth M. Tenvergert; Johannes Kingsma (1987)  Quality and Quantity 21: 393-408
bullet Selection of Unidimensional Scales from a Multidimensional Item Bank in the Polytomous Mokken IRT Model. Hemker, Bas. T.; Klaas Sijtsma; Ivo W. Molenaar. 1995. Applied Psychological Measurement 19: 337-352.
bullet Reliability Estimation for Single Dichotomous Items Based on Mokken's IRT Model. Roskam, Edward E.; Arnold L. van den Wollenberg; Paul G.W. Jansen 1986.  Applied Psychological Measurement 19: 323-335.
bulletThe Mokken Scale: A Critical Discussion. Roskam, Edward E.; Arnold L. van den Wollenberg; Paul G.W. Jansen 1986.  Applied Psychological Measurement 10:
265-277. 
bullet Methodology Review: Nonparametric IRT Approaches to the analysis of Dichotomous Item Scores.  Mokken, Lewis, and Sijtsma, Klaas. 1998. Applied Psychological Measurement 22: 3-32.
bullet MOKSCAL: A Program for a Nonparametric Item Response Theory Model. Kingsma, Johannes and Terry Taerum 1988. Applied Psychological Measurement 14: 188.


 Rasch Models

bulletAn Elaboration of Guttman Scaling with Rasch Models for Measurement. Andrich, David 1985.  In N. Brandon-Tuma (Editor), Sociological Methodology, 1985. Jossey-Bass.
bulletTheoretical and Empirical Comparison of the Mokken and the Rasch Approach to IRT. Meijer, Rob R.; Klaas Sijstma; Nico G. Smid 1988.  Applied Psychological Measurement 12: 283-298.
bulletRasch Models for Measurement. Andrich, David 1988. Sage Education Library H61.25AND
bulletRasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications. Fischer, Gerhard H. and Ivo W. Molenaar (Editors) 1995. Springer-Verlag.

Cross-cultural measurement

bulletCross-Cultural Translation: Methodology and Validation. Sperber D. Ami, DeVellis Robert F. and Bonehlecke Brian. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 1994, vol.25, no.4, pp.501-524
bulletTranslation :  Applications and research. 1976  Richard W. Brislin (ed) New York:  Gardner Press
bulletAssessing Measurement Invariance in Cross-National Consumer Research, Jan Benedict E. M. Steenkamp and Hans Baumgartner. 1998. Journal of Consumer Research, vol.25, June, pp.78-90
bulletStatistical Inference for Coefficient Alpha. Feldt Leonardt; Woodruff David J. and Fatih A. Salih. 1987. Applied Psychological Measurement, vol.11, no.1, pp.93-103

Social Desirability

bulletSocial desirability bias and the validity of indirect questioning. Fisher, Robert J 1993. Journal of Consumer Research.  Sep; Vol 20(2): 303-315 Library and Information Centre HF1.J5966
bulletConstruct validity and social desirability. Edwards, Allen L  American Psychologist. 1990 Feb; Vol 45(2): 287-289 .Library and Information Centre BF1.A52
bulletSocial-desirability bias and the validity of self-reported values.  Fisher, Robert J & Katz, James E  2000 Psychology and Marketing.  Feb; Vol 17(2): 105-120
bulletSocial desirability bias: A neglected aspect of validity testing.   King, Maryon F; Bruner, Gordon C  2000 Psychology and Marketing.  Feb; Vol 17(2):  79-103
bulletA quantitative review of the effect of computerized testing on the measurement of social desirability.  Dwight, Stephen A; Feigelson, Melissa E 2000. Educational and Psychological Measurement. Jun; Vol 60(3): 340-360 
bulletSocial desirability, anonymity, and Internet-based questionnaires. Joinson, Adam 
 Behavior Research Methods, Instruments and Computers. 1999 Aug; Vol 31(3): 433-438 
bulletConfirmatory factor analyses of the full and short versions of the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale.  Loo, Robert; Thorpe, Karran 2000. Journal of Social Psychology. 2000 Oct; Vol 140(5): 628-635
bulletMeasuring social desirability: Short forms of the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale.  Fischer, Donald G; Fick, Carol  Educational and Psychological Measurement. 1993 Sum; Vol 53(2): 417-424 

Scales

bulletMarketing scales handbook : a compilation of multi-item measures / Gordon C. Bruner II, Paul J. Hensel. Library and Information Centre
bulletHandbook of marketing scales : multi-item measures for marketing and consumer behavior research, William O. Bearden, Richard G. Netemeyer. LIC Folios Call Number: HF5415.3 BEA2
bulletMeasures of Personality and Psychological Attitudes. Robinson J. P. Shaver P.R. & Wrightsman L. S. 1991. San Diego: Academic Press
bulletOffice of Scale Research

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH -DATA COLLECTION

General

bulletDoing Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences : An Integrated Approach to Research Design, Measurement and Statistics Thomas R Black Published 1999 Sage Publications
bulletData collection and analysis edited by Roger Sapsford and Victor JuppSage in association with Open University, 1996.Library and Information Centre Call Number: H62 DAT
bullet Answering questions: Methodology for determining cognitive and communicative processes in survey research. Schwarz, Norbert & Sudman, Seymour (Eds). 1996. Sage
bulletAir University Sampling and Surveying Handbook
bulletTechnological Innovations in Data Collection: Acceptance, Data Quality and Costs Edith de Leeuw and William Nicholls II (1996) Sociological Research Online, vol. 1, no. 4
bulletDesign Should Meet Certain Criteria

Questionnaires

bulletQuestions and Answers in Attitude Surveys : Experiments on Question Form, Wording, and Context. Howard Schuman Stanley Presser. 1996. (ISBN: 0761903593). Sage
bulletAdvanced Questionnaire Design. Labaw, P J 1980.  Cambridge, MA: Abt Books
bulletSurvey Questions : Handcrafting the Standardized Questionnaire. Jean M Converse Stanley Presser. 1986.(ISBN:  0803927436). Sage
bulletA Framework for Questionnaire Design: Labaw Revisited.  by  Philip Gendall. Marketing Bulletin, 1998, 9, 28-39
bulletA Question of Wording.Philip Gendall and Janet Hoek.Marketing Bulletin, 1990, 1, 25-36
bulletOpen-ended Questions: Some Implications for Mail Survey Research. Philip Gendall, Hara Menelaou and Mike Brennan. Marketing Bulletin, 1996, 7, 1-8
bulletOpen and Closed Questions, Social Research Update, Surrey

Questionnaire Translation

bulletCross-Cultural Translation: Methodology and Validation. Sperber D. Ami, DeVellis Robert F. and Bonehlecke Brian. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 1994, vol.25, no.4, pp.501-524
bulletTranslation :  applications and research. 1976  Richard W. Brislin (ed) New York:  Gardner Press
bulletTranslating questionnaires and inventories using a cross-cultural translation technique. Banville, Dominique; Desrosiers, Pauline; Genet Volet, Yvette  Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. 2000 Apr; Vol 19(3): 374-387 Library and Information Centre GV1.J579 17 

Questionnaire pretesting

bulletSurvey Research Jon A. Krosnick Annu. Rev. Psychol. 1999. 50:537-567, Call Number: BF1.A56
bulletQuestionnaire pretesting: Computer-assisted coding of concurrent protocols. Bolton, Ruth N; Bronkhorst, Tina M 1996. in  Schwarz, Norbert  and Sudman, Seymour (Eds). Answering questions: Methodology for determining cognitive and communicative processes in survey research. pp. 37-64. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass
bulletQuestionnaire Pretesting Comes of Age. Ron Czaja. Marketing Bulletin, 1998, 9, 52-66

Survey research

bullet Answering questions: Methodology for determining cognitive and communicative processes in survey research. Schwarz, Norbert & Sudman, Seymour (Eds). 1996. San Francisco, CA, US: Jossey-Bass Inc, ISBN 0787901458 
bulletDesigning Surveys: A Guide to Decisions and Procedures. Ron Czaja & Johnny Blair. 1995. (ISBN: 0803990561). Pine Forge Press
bulletSurveys in social research, D. A. De Vaus, UCL Press, 1996 Miners' Library Call Number: HN29 DEV4
bulletSurvey research methods,  Floyd J. Fowler LIC -  Call Number: HN29 FOW
bulletThe survey research handbook / Pamela L. Alreck, Robert B. Settle Morriston Library Call Number: HM17 SUR
bulletThe Survey Kit. Arlene Fink. 1995. (ISBN: 0803973888). Sage
bulletSurvey research / Roger Sapsford. Library and Information Centre Call Number: HN29 SAP
bulletImproving Organizational Surveys: New Directions, Methods and Applications. Rosenfeld P.; Edwards, J. E. & Thomas M. D. 1993. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publication
bulletSurvey Research Jon A. Krosnick Annu. Rev. Psychol. 1999. 50:537-567, Call Number: BF1.A56
bulletHow To Conduct Surveys : A Step-by-Step Guide. Arlene Fink Jacqueline Kosecoff. 1998. (ISBN: 0761914099). Sage
bulletMail Surveys : Improving the Quality. Thomas W Mangione. 1995. (ISBN: 0803946635). Sage
bulletInnovations In Experimental Design In Attitude Surveys Paul M. Sniderman and Douglas B. Grob Annu. Rev. Sociol. 1996 22: 377-399 Library and Information Centre Call Number: HM1.A65
bulletThe Design and Administration Of Mail Surveys DA Dillman Annu. Rev. Sociol. 1991 17: 225-249. Library and Information Centre Call Number: HM1.A65
bulletSurvey Research, William M.K. Trochim,
bulletTechniques for Improving Mail Survey Response Rates. Mike Brennan. Marketing Bulletin, 1992, 3, 24-37

Telephone surveys

bulletTheories And Methods Of Telephone Surveys RM Groves Annu. Rev. Sociol. 1990 16: 221-240 Library and Information Centre Call Number: HM1.A65
bulletSurvey Research by Telephone. James H Frey. 1989. (ISBN: 0803929854). Sage
bulletTelephone Survey Methods : Sampling, Selection, and Supervision. Paul J Lavrakas. 1993. (ISBN: 0803953070). Sage
bulletFax Surveys: A New Data Collection method. Don Esslemont and Paul Pickering. Marketing Bulletin, 1991, 2, 71-74

 Internet / Web-based surveys

bulletDoing Internet Research : Critical Issues and Methods for Examining the Net. Steve Jones. 1998. (ISBN:0761915958).Sage 
bullet 'Using the Internet for Survey Research' Coomber, R. (1997) Sociological Research Online, vol. 2, no. 2
bulletSurvey-based Experimental Research via the Web: Some Observations. Mike Brennan, Nathan Rae and Mathew Parackal. Marketing Bulletin, 1999, 10, 83 - 92
bulletUsing e-mail as a research tool, Social Research Update, Surrey
bulletWeb Survey Methodology- Bibliography  and Software ONLINE, a list of resources and links maintained by the Center for Methodology and Informatics at the Faculty of Social Sciences , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
bulletWalkerinfo white paper on web based surveys, Issues and reccomendations regarding web-based surveys, based on studies of the methodology to-date.
bulletFree-forms Online, A free-ware site which allows you to host surveys.
bulletSurvey Pro, host of online surveys
bulleti-tracks, Host of online surveys

Cross-cultural surveys

bulletCross-Cultural Surveys Today ML Burton and DR White Annu. Rev. Anthropol. 1987 16: 143-160 Library and Information Centre Call Number: HN1.A55
bulletMethodological Issues in Cross-Cultural Marketing Research: A State of the Art Review. Malhotra, Naresh K., James Agrawal and Mark Peterson. 1996. International Marketing Review, vol.13, no.5, pp.7-43
bulletAssessing Measurement Invariance in Cross-National Consumer Research, Jan Benedict E. M. Steenkamp and Hans Baumgartner. 1998. Journal of Consumer Research, vol.25, June, pp.78-90
bulletComparative research methods, Social Research Update, Surrey
bulletCross-Cultural Resources on the Web

Informants

bulletAssessing measurement error in key informant reports: A methodological note on organizational analysis in marketing.  Phillips, Lynn W   1981. Journal of Marketing Research.  Nov; Vol 18(4): 395-415 
bulletA methodological assessment of the use of key informants.  Houston, Michael J; Sudman, Seymour.  1975. Social Science Research.  Jun; Vol 4(2): 151-164 
bulletOn the advisability of using CEOs as the sole informant in strategy research. Sharfman, Mark. 1998. Journal of Managerial Issues.  Fall; Vol 10(3): 373-392
bulletConducting interorganizational research using key informants.  Kumar, Nirmalya; Stern, Louis W; Anderson, James C 1993. Academy of Management Journal. Dec; Vol 36(6): 1633-1651
bulletUsing key informant methods in organizational survey research: Assessing for informant bias.  Hughes, Linda C;  Preski, Sally 1997.  Research in Nursing and Health. Feb; Vol 20(1): 81-92 Morriston Library Journals 17
bulletThe key informant technique.  Marshall, M N  1996. Family Practice. Feb; Vol 13(1): 92-97 
bulletOn the nature of informant judgments in inventory measures: . . . and so what is it you want to know?  Stiles, Joan 1994. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development.  Vol 59(5): 180-185 
bulletOn the use of confirmatory measurement models in the analysis of multiple-informant reports. Kumar, Ajith; Dillon, William R 1990. Journal of Marketing Research. Feb; Vol 27(1): 102-111 Library and Information Centre HF1.J656
bulletThe reliability and validity of key informant data from dyadic relationships in marketing channels.  John, George; Reve, Torger. 1982.  Journal of Marketing Research.  Nov; Vol 19(4): 517-524 Library and Information Centre HF1.J656
bulletOn the validity of retrospective data: The problem of informant accuracy.  Bernard, H.R., Killworth, P.D., Kronenfeld, D., and Sailer L. 1985. Annual  Review of Anthropology. 13, pages 495-517. 
bulletPredicting informant accuracy from patterns of recall among individuals. Romney, A Kimball; Weller, Susan C 1984. Social Networks.  Mar; Vol 6(1): 59-77 
bullet'Accessing Large Corporations: Research Ethics and Gatekeeper-Relations in the Case of Researching a Japanese-Invested Factory' Gr?ning, T. (1997) Sociological Research Online, vol. 2, no. 4
bulletPaying respondents and informants, Social Research Update, Surrey

Sampling 

bulletSampling, William M. Trochim, Cornell University
bulletSampling, UCLA
bulletHow Sampling Works. Richard Maisel & Caroline H Persell.1995. (ISBN: 0803990618).Pine Forge Press 
bulletHow Many Subjects? : Statistical Power Analysis in Research. Helena Chmura Kraemer. 1987. (0803929498). Sage
bulletNew Developments in the Sampling of Special Populations S Sudman and G Kalton Annu. Rev. Sociol. 1986 12: 401-429.  Library and Information Centre Call Number: HM1.A65
bulletModels for Sample Selection Bias C Winship and RD Mare Annu. Rev. Sociol. 1992 18: 327-350.  Library and Information Centre Call Number: HM1.A65
bulletSampling and the use of Questionnaires and Surveys
bulletTelephone Directories as Sampling Frames. Don Esslemont, Susan Petersen and K. S. Selvakumar. Marketing Bulletin, 1992, 3, 38-46
bulletPower Analysis and Sample Size Calculation in Experimental Design
bulletOfficial Social Classifications in the UK Social Research Update, Surrey
bulletOccupational Gender Segregation Social Research Update, Surrey

Biases and Errors

bullet 'Bias in Social Research', Hammersley, M. and Gomm, R. (1997) Sociological Research Online, vol. 2, no. 1
bullet'Assessing the Representativeness of the 1992 British Crime Survey: The Impact of Sampling Error and Response Biases' Elliott, C. and Ellingworth, D. (1997) Sociological Research Online, vol. 2, no. 4, AN ILLUSTRATION OF POSSIBLE BIASES AND ERRORS IN SURVEYS
bullet'The Practical Limitations of Survey Analysis: A brief response to Lynn' Elliott, C and Ellingworth, D (1998) Sociological Research Online, vol. 3, no. 2

 

Data mining

bulletData mining : technologies, techniques, tools, and trends / Bhavani Thuraisingham. CRC Press, 1999 Library and Information Centre Call Number: QA76.9.D3 THU
bulletData Mining Techniques for Marketing, Sales, and Customer Support Berry, M. J. A. and Linoff, G. (1997). New York: Wiley. ISBN: 0471179809
bulletData Mining Techniques 
bulletData Mining and Statistics, Association for Computing Machinery
bulletFundamental differences between Statistics and Data Mining, Stanford University postcript file
bulletStatistical themes and lessons for data mining.  Glymour, C., Madigan D., Pregibon, D., and Smyth, P.  1997. Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, 1, 11-28. (http://www.wkap.nl/sample.pdf?127244)
bulletData mining: statistics and more? Hand D.J. 1998. The American Statistician, 52, 112-118.
bulletData mining - reaching beyond statistics. Hand D.J. 1998. Research in Official Statistics, 2, 5-17.
bullet Data mining for fun and profit.  Hand D.J., Blunt G., Kelly M.G., and Adams N.M. 2000. Statistical Science, 15, 111-131.

STATISTICAL ANALYSIS

Introductory

bulletUnderstanding statistics : an introduction for the Social Sciences / by Daniel B. Wright Library and Information Centre Call Number: HA29 WRI
bulletIntroducing data analysis for social scientists / David Rose and Oriel Sullivan; Open University Press, 1993; Education Library Call Number: HA29 ROS
bulletIntroducing statistics for social research : step-by-step calculations and computer techniques using SPSS, Duncan Cramer. Routledge, 1994; Library and Information Centre Call Number: HA32 CRA
bulletWorking with statistics : an introduction to quantitative methods for social scientists  Stuart Reid. Cambridge : Polity, 1995. Library and Information Centre Call Number: HA29 REI
bulletBasic Statistics Edited by Michael S Lewis-Beck 1993 Sage Publications Education Library Call Number: HA35 BAS
bulletHow to analyze survey data  Arlene Fink. London : Sage, 1995; Natural Sciences Library (NSL) Call Number: HN29 SUR
bulletWeb Sites for Visualizing Statistical Concepts
bulletResearch Methods Tutorials,  Bill Trochim's Centre for Social Research Methods, a very good site
bulletHyperStat Online Textbook
bulletInferential Statistics,  Bill Trochim's Centre for Social Research Methods
bulletIntroductory statistics: Concepts, models, and applications David W. Stockburger
bulletElectronic statistics textbook statsoft, A concise and very readable description of basic concepts and various univariate and multivariate statistical techniques
bulletStatistics online (advice on which statistical method to use) from UCLA edited by Jan de Leeuw
bulletHypothesis Testing, Slide show
bulletUniversity of Texas Statistics FAQ

Pitfalls of Data Analysis 

bulletPitfalls of Data Analysis, Clay Helberg, University of Wisconsin

Multivariate Statistical Methods -General

bulletStatistics for the social sciences  Rand R. Wilcox: Academic Press, 1996; Library and Information Centre Call Number: HA29 WIL
bulletReading and understanding multivariate statistics. Grimm, Laurence G. (Ed); Yarnold, Paul R. (Ed); et-al.1995. ISBN: 1557982732.  Washington, DC, USA: American Psychological Association.
bulletPsychometric theory 3rd edition Nunnally J. Bernstein I. H.,1994, McGraw Hill, Library and Information Centre Call Number: BF39 NUN
bulletPsychometric Methods LV Jones and MI Appelbaum Annu. Rev. Psychol. 1989 40: 23-43. ). Library and Information Centre Call Number: BF1.A56 *
bulletUsing Multivariate Statistics. Tabachnick, B. G., and Fidell, L. S. (1996). New York: HarperCollins College Publishers Library and Information Centre Call Number: QA278 TAB3
bulletMultivariate Analysis: Methods and Applications. Dillon, W. R. and Goldstein, M. (1984). New York: Wiley. ISBN: 0471083178
bulletApplied multivariate statistics for the social sciences, James Stevens. Lawrence Elbaum Associates, 1996; Library and Information Centre Call Number: HA29 STE3
bulletMultivariate analysis techniques in social science research : from problem to analysis, Jacques Tacq Sage Publications, 1996. Library and Information Centre Call Number: HA31 TAC
bulletA handbook for data analysis in the behavioral sciences : statistical issues / edited by Gideon Keren, Charles Lewis. Hillsdale, N.J : L. Erlbaum, 1993. Library and Information Centre Call Number: BF39 HAN
bulletResearch practice / Michael S. Lewis-Beck, editor. Sage Publications, 1993; Education Library Call Number: H62 RES
bulletHandbook of applied social research methods / Leonard Bickman, Debra J. Rog, editors; London : Sage Publications, 1998; Library and Information Centre Call Number: H62 HAN
bulletApplied Linear Statistical Models Neter, J., Kutner, M. H., Nachtsheim, C. J., & Wasserman, W. 1996. Chicago: Irwin. ISBN: 0256117365
bullet Topics in Applied Multivariate Analysis. Hawkins, D. M. 1982. Cambridge University Press.
bullet Applied Multivariate Statistical  Analysis. Fourth Edition. Johnson, R.A. and Wichern, D.W. 1998. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall.
bullet Applied Multivariate Techniques. Sharma, S. 1996. New York: Wiley.

Preliminary statistical analysis and cleaning up of data

bulletCleaning up Data and Running Preliminary Data Analyses. Dollinger S. J. and DiLalla D. L. In Leong, Frederick T. L.  Austin, James T. (Eds); et al. The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants. ISBN: 0803970498 (pp. 167-177). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, Main Library: BF76.5 PSY 
bulletGuidelines for clean data: Detection of common mistakes. Smith P. C.; Budzeika, K. A. , Edwards N. A. Johnson S. M. & Bearse L. N. 1986. Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol.71, pp.457- 460, Library and Information Centre Call Number: BF.1.J49
bulletData Preparation, William M.K. Trochim

Exploratory Data Analysis

bulletGraphical Analytic Techniques
bulletGraphical Methods for Data Analysis. J. Chambers, W. Cleveland, B. Kleiner, and P. Tukey,  1983. Belmont: Wadsworth, 
bulletThe Elements of Graphing Data, Revised Edition.W. Cleveland, 1994. Summit, NJ: Hobart Press
bullet Visualizing Data W. Cleveland.1993  Summit, NJ: Hobart Press
bullet Statistical Graphics for Univariate and Bivariate Data and Statistical Graphics for Visualizing Multivariate Data. W. Jacoby 1998. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications
bullet Understanding Robust and Exploratory Data Analysis and Exploring Data Tables, Trends, and Shapes. D. Hoaglin, F. Mosteller, and J. Tukey, eds. 1985 New York: Wiley
bulletExploratory Data Analysis: An Introduction to Selected Methods,S. Leinhardt and S. Wasserman, 1979. Ch. 13 in K. Schuessler, ed., Sociological Methodology 1979. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 
bullet The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. E. R. Tufte, 1983. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press
bullet Visual Revelations: Graphical Tales of Fate and Deception from Napoleon Bonaparte to Ross Perot. H. Wainer,1997.  New York: Springer
bulletGraphics in statistical  analysis. 1973. Anscombe F. J. American Statistician, vol.27.pp.17-21

Selecting Statistical Techniques

bulletSelecting Statistics  by William M. Trochim, Cornell University, An online engine helping you to select the appropriate statistical analysis methods.
bulletStatistics online (advice on which statistical method to use) from UCLA edited by Jan de Leeuw

Descriptive statistics

bulletDescriptive Statistics, William M. Trochim, Cornell University
bulletDescriptive statistics
bulletBreakdown: Descriptive statistics by groups
bulletFrequency tables
bulletCrosstabulation & stub-and-banner tables

Basic statistical tests

bulletCorrelations
bullett-test for independent samples
bullett-test for dependent samples
bulletDistribution fitting
bulletPower analysis
bulletNonparametric statistics
bulletUnderstanding significance testing / Lawrence B. Mohr Sage, 1990.; Library and Information Centre Call Number: HN29 SAG
bullet100 statistical tests. Gopal K. Kanji. Library and Information Centre Call Number: QA276.25 KAN

Factor and principal component analysis 

bulletFactor analysis
bulletFactor Analysis and Related Methods Edited by Michael S Lewis-Beck 1994 Sage Publications Education Library
bullet Principal Components Analysis. Dunteman, George H. 1989. Sage 
bulletStatistical Factor Analysis and Related Methods: Theory and Applications. Basilevsky, Alexander 1994. New York: Wiley
bulletFactor Analysis (Second Edition). Gorsuch, Richard L. 1983. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
bulletLatent Variable Models: An Introduction to Factor, Path, and Structural Analysis (Second Edition). Loehlin, John C. 1992. Lawrence Erlbaum,
bulletAn introduction to latent variable models  B.S. Everitt; Chapman and Hall, 1984 Library and Information Centre Call Number: QA278.6 EVE
bulletLatent variables analysis : applications for developmental research / edited by Alexander von Eye, Clifford C. Clogg. London : Sage, c1994 Library and Information Centre Call Number: QA278.6 LAT
bulletLatent variable models and factor analysis / D.J. Bartholomew Griffin, 1987. Library and Information Centre Call Number: QA278.6 BAR
bulletRepresenting Sources of Error in the Common Factor Model: Implications for Theory and Practice.MacCallum, Robert C. and Ledyard R. Tucker 1991. Psychological Bulletin 97: 85-93. LIS BF1.P67
bullet Effects of Under- and Overextraction on Principal Axis Factor Analysis with Varimax Rotation. Wood, James M.; Douglas A. Tataryu; Richard L. Gorsuch. 1996. Psychological Methods 1: 354-365.
bulletNoniterative Estimation and the Choice of the Number of Factors in Exploratory Factor Analysis. Kano, Yutaka 1990. Psychometrika 55: 277-291.
bulletNew Lower and Upper Bounds for Communality in Factor Analysis.Yanai, Haruo and Masanori Ichikawa 1990.  Psychometrika 55: 405-410.
bulletApproximating Confidence Intervals for Factor Loadings.Lambert, Zarrel V.; Albert R. Wildt; Richard M. Durand 1991. Multivariate Behavioral Research 26: 421-434.
bulletApplication of the Bootstrap Methods in Factor Analysis. Ichikawa, Masanori and Sadanori Konishi 1995.  Psychometrika 60: 77-93.
bulletAssessing the  Stability of Principal Components Using Regression. Sinha, Atanu; John E. Anderson; Bruce S. Buchanon. 1995.  Psychometrika 60: 355-369.
bullet Epistemological Reasons for Preferring Component Analysis to Factor Analysis. Gangemi, Giuseppe 1986. Quality and Quantity 20: 75-84.
bulletComponent Analysis versus Common Factor Analysis: Some Issues in Selecting an Appropriate Procedure. Velicer, Wayne F. and Douglas N. Jackson 1990. Multivariate Behavioral Research 25: 1-28

Analysis of Variance (ANOVA, MANOVA)

bulletANOVA/ MANOVA
bulletApplied Analysis of Variance in Behavioral Science. Lynne K. Edwards.1993. ISBN: 0824788966. New York: Marcel Dekker Inc.
bulletAnalysing and interpreting significant MANOVAs. Bray J. H. & Maxwell S. E. 1982. Review of Educational Research. vol.52, pp.340-367
bulletMultivariate Analysis of Variance and Repeated Measures. Hand, D.J., and Taylor, C.C. 1987.Chapman and Hall.
bullet Multiple Comparison Procedures. Hochberg, Y., and Tambane, A.C. 1987. John Wiley and Sons.
bullet Contrast Analysis: Focussed Comparisons in the Analysis of Variance. Rosenthal, R., and Rosnow, R.L. 1985. Cambridge University Press.
bulletThe Analysis of Covariance. Wildt, A.R., and Ahtola, O.T. 1978.  Sage Publications.
bullet MANOVA Method for Analyzing Repeated Measures Designs: An Extensive Primer. O'Brien, R.C., and Kaiser, M.K. 1985. Psychological Bulletin, 97, 316-333.
bullet Multivariate Analysis of Variance.Haase, R.F., and Ellis, M.V. 1987. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 34, 404-413.
bullet The Study of Effects in MANOVA. Huberty, C.J., and Smith, J.D. 1982.Multivariate Behavioral Research, 17(3), 417-432.
bulletInterpreting the Output of Multivariate Analysis: A Discussion of Current Approaches. Share, D.L. 1984.  British Journal of Psychology, 75, 349-362.
bulletSimultaneous Test Procedures and the Choice of a Test Statistic in MANOVA. Bird, K.D., and Hadzi-Pavlovic, D. 1983. Psychological Bulletin, 93(1), 167-178.
bulletUses of Discriminant Analysis Following MANOVA: Multivariate Statistics for Multivariate Purposes. Borgen, F.H., and Selling, M.J. 1978.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 63(6), 689-697.
bullet A Scheme for Conducting Two-Sample Profile Analysis. Groff, M.F. 1983. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 19(2), 169-181.
bullet Small Sample Profile Analysis With Many Variables. Maxwell, S.E., and Avery, R.D. 1982. Psychological Bulletin, 92(3), 778-785.
bulletPerforming Factorial Multivariate Analysis of Variance Using Canonical Correlation Analysis.Zinkgraf, S.A. 1983. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 43(1), 63-68.
bullet Nonparametric One-Way Multivariate Analysis of Variance: A Computational Approach Based on the Pillai-Bartlett Trace.  Zwick, R. 1985. Psychological
Bulletin, 97(1), 148-152.
bulletA Multivariate Perspective on the Analysis of Categorical Data. Zwick, R., and Cramer, E.M. 1986.  Applied Psychological Measurement, 10(2),
141-145.
bulletRobustness Properties of Nonorthogonal Analysis of Variance. Milligan, G.W., Wong, D.S., and Thompson, P.A. 1987.  Psychological Bulletin, 10(3), 464-470.
bullet An Empirical Study of a Proposed Test of Nonparametric Analysis of Covariance. Harwell, M.R., and Serlin, R.C.  1988. Psychological Bulletin, 104(2), 268-281.
bullet Multiple Regression Analysis of Split-Plot Factorial Designs.Silverstein, A.B. 1985. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 45(4), 845-849.
bullet Testing the Validity Conditions of Repeated Measures F Tests. Keselman, H.J., Rogan, J.C., Mendoza, J.L., and Breen, L.J. 1980. Psychological Bulletin, 87(3), 479-481.
bullet The Misuse of Repeated Measures Analysis in Marketing Research. LaTour, S.A., and Miniard, P.W. 1983. Journal of Marketing Research, 20(1), 45-57.
bulletStatistical Considerations for the Univariate Analysis of Repeated-Measures Experiments.  Ludwig, D.A. 1979.  Perceptual and Motor Skills, 49(3), 899-905.
bulletEstimation and Model Comparisons for Repeated Data. Lewis, C., and Van Knippenberg, C. 1984. Psychological Bulletin, 96(1), 182-194.
bulletChoosing the Most Powerful Pairwise Multiple Comparison Procedure in Multivariate Analysis of Variance.Ramsey, P.H. 1980.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 65(3), 317-326.
bulletVariance Components and Mixed Model ANOVA/ANCOVA
bulletGeneralized Linear Models

Regression analysis

bulletMultiple Regression Analysis
bulletUnderstanding Regression Analysis : An Introductory Guide. Larry D Schroeder David L Sjoquist Paula E Stephan. 1986. (ISBN: 0803927584). Sage
bulletApplied linear statistical models (4th edition)  Neter, Kutner, Nachtsheim, and Wasserman 1996 , Irwin
bulletMultiple regression in behavioral research (3rd edition) Pedhazur 1997. Harcourt Brace
bulletApplied regression analysis, linear models, and related methods. Fox, J. 1997.  Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
bulletRegression Analysis. Edited by Michael S Lewis-Beck1993 Sage Publications Education Library Call Number: QA278.2 REG
bullet Plots, Transformations and Regression: An Introduction to Graphical Methods of Diagnostic Regression Analysis. A.C. Atkinson 1985. Oxford: Oxford University Press
bullet Regression Diagnostics: Identifying Influential Data and Sources of Collinearity. D.A. Belsley, E. Kuh, and R.E. Welsch. 1980. New York: Wiley, 
bulletSensitivity Analysis in Linear Regression. S. Chatterjee and A. Hadi, 1988. New York: Wiley
bulletRegression Analysis by Example, Second Edition. S. Chatterjee and B. Price. 1991. New York: Wiley
bulletResiduals and Influence in Regression. R.D. Cook and S. Weisberg, 1982. New York: Chapman and Hal1
bulletCriticism and influence analysis in regression. R.D. Cook and S. Weisberg, 1982.
In S. Leinhardt, ed. Sociological Methodology 1982. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass,
bullet Applied Linear Regression, Second Edition. S. Weisberg, 1985. New York: Wiley
bullet An introduction to regression graphics. Cook, R.D., & Weisberg, S. 1994 New York: Wiley.
bulletStochastic Parameter Regression Models. Paul Newbold Theodore Bos. 1985. (ISBN: 0803924259). Sage
bulletGeneral Stepwise Regression

Interaction effects

bulletInteraction effects in factorial analysis of variance James Jaccard. London : Sage, 1998; Library and Information Centre
bulletInteraction effects in multiple regression James Jaccard, Robert Turrisi, Choi K. Wan London : Sage, 1990. Library and Information Centre Call Number: HN29 SAG
bulletFailures to Detect Moderating effects with Ordinary Least Squares Moderated
Regression: Some Reasons and a Remedy.
Morris J. H.; Sherman D.J. and Mansfield E. R. 1986, Psychological Bulletin, 99(2):282-288
bulletLISREL Approaches to Interaction Effects in Multiple Regression. James Jaccard Choi K Wan. 1996. (ISBN: 0803971796). Sage

Cluster analysis

bulletCluster Analysis
bulletCluster Analysis. Mark S Aldenderfer Roger K Blashfield. 1985. (ISBN: 0803923767). Sage 
bulletMethodological Review: Clustering Methods. Milligan Glenn W. and Martha C. Cooper, Applied Psychological Measurement, 1987. vol.11, no.4, pp.329-354
bulletBehavioral Clustering of School Children. Huberty Carl J., Christine DiStefano and Randy W. Kamphaus, Multivariate Behavioral Research, 1997, vol.32, no.2,pp.105-134
bulletTypologies and Taxonomies : An Introduction to Classification Techniques. Kenneth D Bailey. 1994. (ISBN: 0803952597). Sage
bulletFinding Groups in Data. Kaufmann, L. and Rousseeuw, P.J. 1990. NewYork: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
bulletA Test for Clusters. Arnold, S.J. 1979.  Journal of Marketing Research, 16,545-551
bulletAssessing Cluster Analysis Results. Klastorin, T.D. 1983.  Journal of Marketing Research, 20, 92-98.
bulletAn Examination of Procedures for Determining the Number of Clusters in a Data Set, Milligan, G.W. and Cooper, M.C. 1985.  Psychometrika, 50, 159-179.
bulletThe Literature on Cluster Analysis. Blashfield, R.K. and Aldenderfer, M.S. 1978. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 13, 271-295.
bulletOn Some Significance Tests in Cluster Analysis. Bock, H.H. 1985. Journal of Classification, 2, 77-108.
bulletStatistical Theory in Clustering, Hartigan, J.A. 1985. Journal of Classification, 2, 63-76.
bulletMixture Models, McLachlan, G.J. and Basford, K.E. 1988. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc.
bulletOnline Software for Clustering
bulletClassification Society of North America

Classification Trees

bulletClassification Trees

Discriminant analysis

bulletDiscriminant analysis

Structural Equation Modeling & Partial Least Squares

bulletStructural Equation Modeling: Concepts Issues and applications, Rick Hoyle. (1995). ISBN: 0803953178. Sage
bulletTheoretical and Technical Contributions to Structural Equations Modeling: An Updated and Annotated Bibliography.  Austin T. James & Robert F. Calderon, 1996, Structural Equation Modeling, Vol.3, no.2, pp.105-175
bulletTesting structural equation models Kenneth A. Bollen, J. Scott Long, editors Sage Publications, 1993. Library and Information Centre Call Number: H61.25 TES
bulletStructural equation modeling with EQS and EQS/Windows : basic concepts, applications, and programming Barbara M. Byrne Sage Publications, 1994; Library and Information Centre Call Number: QA278.5 BYR
bulletBasics of Structural Equation Modeling. Geoffrey M Maruyama. 1997. (ISBN: 0803974094). Sage
bulletUsing LISREL for Structural Equation Modeling : A Researcher's Guide. E Kevin Kelloway. 1998. (ISBN: 0761906266). Sage
bulletStructural Equation Modeling
bulletPartial Least Squares
bulletIntroduction to PLS and structural equation modelling -
bulletSSI home page (LISREL, etc)
bulletAmos, a structural equation modeling program
bulletStructural Equation Modeling
bulletStructural Equation Modeling Links from Ed Rigdon at Georgia State
bulletPeter Bentler's Research Page

Categorical data analysis (multinomial logit/probit analysis, count data analysis and latent trait/class models

bulletAn introduction to categorical data analysis, Agresti A. 1996, Wiley and sons
bulletCategorical Data Analysis Agresti A., 1990, Wiley and sons
bulletStatistical methods for categorical data analysis / Daniel Powers and Yu Xie London: Academic, 1999. Library and Information Centre
bulletInterpreting the Parameters of Log-Linear Models. Alba D. Richard. Sociological Methods and Research,1987, vol16, no.1, pp.45-77 
bulletRegression Models for Categorical and Limited Dependent Variables, J. Scott Long, Sage Publications1997, LIC
bulletRegression analysis of count data. Cameron, A. Colin, & Trivedi, Pravin K. 1998.  New York: Oxford University Press.
bulletLatent trait and latent class models, Langeheine R. & Rost J., 1988, Plenum Press
bulletLoglinear Analysis of Frequency Tables
bullet 'Modelling Tabular Data with an Ordered Outcome', Gayle, V. (1996) Sociological Research Online, vol. 1, no. 3,

Time Series Analysis

bulletTime Series Techniques for Economists. Terence C. Mills. 1990. Cambridge University Press.
bullet  Univariate Tests for Time Series. Jeff Cromwelll. 1993. Sage.
bulletInterrupted Time Series Analysis. David McDowall, Richard McCleary, Errol Meiginger, and Richard Hay. 1980. Sage.
bullet Cointegration Modeling in Econometric Modeling. Richard Harris. 1995. Prentice Hall.
bulletTime Series Analysis

Analysis of longitudinal data.

bulletAnalysis of longitudinal data. Diggle, Peter J., Liang, Kung-Yee, & Zeger, Scott L. 1994.  New York: Oxford University Press
bulletRegression for Longitudinal Data: A Bridge from Least Squares Regression. Dunlop, D. D. 1994.  American Statistician, 48, 299-303.
bullet Issues of design and analysis of surveys across time. Duncan, G. J., & Kalton, G. 1987. International Statistical Review, 55, 97-117.
bullet Using Covariance Structure Analysis  to Detect Correlates and Predictors of Change.Willett, J. B. and Sayer, A. G. 1994. Psychological Bulletin, 116, 363-381.
bulletCross Domain Analysis of Change Over Time: Combining Growth Modeling and Covariance Structure Analysis. Willett, J. B. and Sayer, A. G. 1996. In Marcoulides, G. A. and Schumaker, R. E. (eds.), Advanced Structural Equation Modeling: Issues and Techniques. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates.
bulletHierarchical Linear Models:  Applications and Data Analysis Methods. Bryk, A. S., & Raudenbush, S. W. 1992. Newbury Park CA: Sage.
bullet  Application of Hierarchical Linear Models to Assessing Change. Bryk, A. S., & Raudenbush, S. W. 1987. Psychological Bulletin, 101, 147-158.
bulletLongitudinal Research in the Social Sciences, Social Research Update, Surrey

Analysis of Panel Data

bulletUsing Panel Data to Estimate the Effects of  Events. Allison, P. D. 1994. Sociological Methods and Research, 23 (2), 174-199.
bulletAnalysis of Panel Data. Hsiao, C. 1986. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
bullet Analyzing Panel Data. Markus, G. B. 4. 1979. Beverly Hills CA.: Sage.
bulletAlternative Methods for the Quantitative Analysis of Panel Data in Family Research - Pooled Times Series Models. Johnson, D. R. 1995. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 57, 1065-1077.
bullet Little White Lies and Social Science Models: Correlated Response Errors in a Panel Study of Voting. Presser, S., & Traugott, M. 1992. Public Opinion Quarterly, 56, 77-86.
bullet The Value of Panel Data in Economic Research.  Solon, G. 1989. In D.
Kasprzyk, G. J. Duncan, & G. Kalton (Eds.), Panel Surveys. New York: Wiley

Event history analysis.

bulletEvent history analysis. Yamaguchi, Kazuo 1991. Applied Social Research Methods Series, Volume 28. Newbury Park, Calif.: Sage Publications, Inc.
bulletTechniques of Event History Modeling. Blossfeld, Hans-Peter, and G?z Rohwer. 1995. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Survival analysis

bulletSurvival analysis

Statistics using ranks

bulletStatistics using ranks : A unified approach  Ray Meddis Basil Blackwell, 1984; Natural Sciences Library (NSL) Call Number: QA277 MED
bulletAn Ordinal Scaling Method for Questionnaire and Other Ordinal Data. Cliff, Norman; Linda M. Collins; Judith Zatken; Dannie Gallipeau; DouglasJ. McCormick 1988.  Applied Psychological Measurement 12: 83-97.

Correspondence analysis 

bullet Metric Scaling: Correspondence Analysis. Weller, Susan C. and A. Kimball Romney 1990.Sage
bullet Theory and Applications of Correspondence Analysis. Greenacre, Michael J. 1984. Academic Press.
bulletApplied Correspondence Analysis : An Introduction. Sten Erik Clausen. 1998. (ISBN: 0761911154). Sage
bulletNonlinear Multivariate Analysis. Gifi, Albert 1981  Leiden: Department of Data Theory, University of Leiden.
bulletRelations Between Variants of Non-linear Principal Component Analysis. Bekker, P. and Jan deLeeuw 1988 In Jan L.A. Rijckevorsel and Jan DeLeeuw (Editors) Component and Correspondence Analysis. John Wiley.
bulletCorrespondence Analysis and  Optimal Structural Representations. Hubert, Lawrence and Phipps Arabie 1992. Psychometrika 57: 119-140.
bulletGoodness-of-Fit Measures for Multiple Correspondence Analysis. Bacher, Johann 1995.  Quality and Quantity 29: 1-16.
bulletCorrespondence Analysis
bulletCorrespondence Analysis Social Research Update, Surrey

Multidimensional scaling analysis

bulletMultidimensional Scaling
bulletModern Multidimensional Scaling: theory and Appications, Borg I. And Groenen P., 1997 Springer Verlag, ISBN:0387948457
bullet Multidimensional Scaling: History, Theory, and Applications. Young, Forrest W. and Robert M. Hamer 1987. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
bullet Multidimensional Scaling. Davison, Mark L. 1983. John Wiley.
bullet Multidimensional Scaling. Cox, Trevor F. and Michael A. A. Cox 1994. Chapman and Hall.
bulletMultidimensional Scaling.Kruskal, Joseph B. and Myron Wish 1978. Sage
bulletThree-Way Scaling and Clustering. Arabie, Phipps; J. Douglas Carroll; Wayne S. DeSarbo 1987. Sage
bulletThe Recovery of Structure in Linear and Ordinal Data: INDSCAL Versus ALSCAL. Weinberg, Sharon L. and Violeta C. Menil 1993. Multivariate Behavioral
Research 28: 215-233.
bullet Matrix and Stimulus Sample Sizes in the Weighted MDS Model: Empirical Metric Recovery Functions. Rodgers, Joseph Lee 1991. Applied Psychological
Measurement 15: 71-77.
bullet Assessing the Correspondence of One or More Vectors to a Symmetric Matrix Using Ordinal Regression. Reynolds, T.J. and K.H. Sutrick 1986.Psychometrika 51: 101-112.
bullet ACDSCAL: An Algorithm for Assessing the Correspondence of One or More Vectors to a Symmetric Matrix Using Ordinal Regression. Reynolds, Thomas J.; David Weeks; Steve Perkins 1987. Psychometrika 52: 293-301.
bulletCognitive DifferentiationAnalysis: A Regression Extension of the Reynolds-Sutrick Model.Reynolds, Thomas J. and Kenneth H. Sutrick 1988. Multivariate Behavioral Research 23: 451-467
bulletRobust Multidimensional Scaling. Spence, Ian and Stephan Lewandowski 1989. Psychometrika 54: 501-513.
bulletA Quasi-Nonmetric Method for Multidimensional Scaling via an Extended Euclidean Model.Winsberg, Suzanne and J. Douglas Carroll 1989.  Psychometrika 54: 217-229.
bulletMULTICLUS: A New Method for Simultaneously Performing Multidimensional Scaling and Cluster Analysis. DeSarbo, Wayne S.; Daniel J. Howard; Kamel Jedidi 1991.  Psychometrika 56: 121-136
bulletA Latent Class Approach to Fitting the Weighted Euclidean Model, CLSCAL. Winsberg, Suzanne and Geert de Soete 1993.  Psychometrika 58: 315-330.
bullet Points of View AnalysisRevisited: Fitting Multidimensional Structures to Optimal Distance Components with Cluster Restrictions on the Variables. Meulman, Jacquelyn and Peter Verboon 1993. Psychometrika 58: 315-330.
bulletCluster Differences Scaling with a Within-Cluster Loss Component and a Fuzzy Successive Approximation Strategy to Avoid Local Minima, Heiser, Willem J. and Patrick J. Groenen 1997. Psychometrika 62: 63-83.
bullet Seriation andMultidimensional Scaling: A Data Analysis Approach to Scaling Asymmetric Proximity Matrices. Rodgers, Joseph Lee and Tony D. Thompson 1992. Applied Psychological Measurement 16: 105-117
bulletRelations Between Factor Analysis and Multidimensional Scaling. MacCallum, R.C. 1974.  Psychological Bulletin 81: 505-516.
bulletMultidimensional Scaling, Tree-Fitting, and Clustering. Shepard, Roger N. 1980 Science 210: 390-398.
bulletWhy Factor Analysis is Often the Incorrect Model for Analyzing Bipolar Concepts and What Model to Use Instead. Van Schuur, Wijbrandt H. and Henk A. L. Kiers 1994. Applied Psychological Measurement 18: 97-110.

Hypothesis Testing and Confirmatory Multidimensional Scaling

bulletConstrained Multidimensional Scaling, Including Confirmation. Heiser, W.J. and J. Meulman 1983. Applied Psychological Measurement 7: 381-404.
bullet On Evaluating the Equivalency of Alternative MDS Representations. Lingoes, James C. and Ingwer Borg 1986. Quality and Quantity 20: 249-256.
bullet Multidimensional Rotation and Scaling of Configurations to Optimal Agreement. Peay, Edmund R. 1988.  Psychometrika 53: 199-208.
bullet  MULTISCALE, Ramsay, J.O. 1981. In Schiffman, Susan S.; M. Lance Reynolds; Forrest W. Young (1981) Introduction to Multidimensional Scaling. Academic Press. pp. 309-405.
bullet Confidence Regions for INDSCAL Using the Jackknife and Bootstrap Techniques. Weinberg, Sharon L.; J. Douglas Carroll; Harvey S. Cohen 1984. Psychometrika 49: 475-491.
bullet Statistical Tests of Group Differences in ALSCAL-Derived Subject Weights: Some Monte Carlo Results. Rodgers, Joseph Lee 1985. AppliedPsychological Measurement 9: 241-248.
bullet Statistical Consistency and Hypothesis Testing for Nonmetric Multidimensional Scaling. Brady, Henry E. 1985. Psychometrika 50: 509-537.

Multidimensional Unfolding

bulletIndividual Differences and Multidimensional Scaling. Carroll, J.D. 1972. In Shepard, Roger N., A. Kimball Romney, Sara Beth Nerlove (Editors), Multidimensional Scaling: Theory and Applications in the Behavioral Sciences (Volume I, Theory). Seminar Press: pp. 105-155. 
bullet A Monte Carlo Examination of External Unfolding. Thompson, Paul 1989.
Applied Psychological Measurement 13: 167-176.
bullet Successive Unfolding of Family Preferences. Rodgers, J.L. and F.W. Young 1981. Applied Psychological Measurement 5: 51-62.
bulletA Comparison of Internal,External, and Successive Unfolding Based on Occupational Judgments. Brannick, Michael T. and June Hahn 1985.  Applied Psychological Measurement 9: 199-208.
bulletA Reformulation of the General Euclidean Model for The External Analysis of Preference Data. Davison, Mark L. 1988.  Psychometrika 53: 305-320.
bulletThree-Way Metric Unfolding via Alternating Weighted Least Squares. DeSarbo, Wayne S. and J. Douglas Carroll 1985.  Psychometrika 50: 275-300.
bullet An Efficient Alternating Least Squares Algorithm to Perform Multidimensional Unfolding. Greenacre, Michael J. and Michael W. Browne 1986.  Psychometrika. 51: 241-250.
bullet Factor and Ideal Point Analysis for Interpersonally Incomparable Data. Brady, Henry E. (1989) Psychometrika 54: 181-202.
bulletDimensional Analysis of Ranking Data. Brady, Henry E. 1990.  American Journal of Political Science 34: 1017-1048.
bullet Traits versus Issues: Factor versus Ideal Point Analysis of Candidate Thermometer Ratings. Brady, Henry E. 1990. Political Analysis 2: 97-129.
bullet Estimating Flexible Distributions of Ideal Points with External Analysis of Preferences. Kamakura, Wagner A. 1991. Psychometrika 56: 419-431.
bullet A Latent Class Unfolding Model for Analyzing Single Stimulus Preference Ratings. de Soete, Geert and Willem J. Heiser 1993. Psychometrika 58: 545-565.

Three Mode analysis

bulletThree-way scaling and clustering. Arabie, P., Carroll, J.D., & DeSarbo, W.S. 1987. Beverly Hills: Sage
bulletThree Mode Analysis -A complete list of references and softare on three-mode analysis held at Leiden University

Facet Theory/Analysis

bulletFacet Theory Approaches  to Social Research. Canter D. V. (ed). 1985New York: Springer Verlag
bullet Applied Psychology: An International Review. (special issue on facet theory)1990,  vol.39, no.4, pp.363-512

Meta-analysis 

bulletDoing secondary analysis  Angela Dale, Sara Arber and Michael Procter; : Unwin Hyman, 1988. Library and Information Centre Call Number: HN29 DAL
bulletMeta-analysis : quantitative methods for research synthesis / Fredric M. Wolf; . ; London : Sage, 1986. Library and Information Centre Call Number: HA29 WOL
bulletMethods of meta-analysis : correcting error and bias in research findings / John E. Hunter, Frank L. Schmidt. Sage Publications, 1990 Library and Information Centre Call Number: HA29 HUN
bulletSynthesis Research Group (SynRG)
bulletMeta-analysis methods

Multilevel analysis 

bulletIntroducing multilevel modeling, Ita Kreft, Jan de Leeuw: Sage, 1998 Library and Information Centre Call Number: H61 KRE
bulletMultilevel Analysis : An Introduction to Basic and Advanced Multilevel Modeling. Tom A B Snijders Roel J Bosker. 1999.(ISBN: 0761958908). Sage
bullet Multilevel Statistical Models (2nd ed.). Goldstein, H. 1995. London: Arnold.
bulletMultilevel Models Project

Social Network Analysis

bulletSocial Network Analysis: Methods and Applications. Wasserman, S., and Faust, K. 1994.  New York: Cambridge University Press.
bullet Advances in Social Network Analysis: Research from the Social and Behavioral Sciences.Wasserman, S., and Galaskiewicz, J. 1994. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. (ISBN: 0803943032).
bulletApplied Network Analysis, A Methodological Introduction. Burt, R.S. and Minor, M. 1983.  Newbury Park, Sage.
bulletThe distribution of power in exchange networks: Theory and experimental results.Cook, K.S., Emerson, R.M., Gilmore, M.R., and Yamagishi, T. 1983. American Journal of Sociology. 89, 275-305.
bulletResearch Methods in Social Network Analysis. Freeman, L.C., White, DR., and Romney, A.K. 1989 (eds). Fairfax, VA: George Mason University Press.
bulletNetwork Data and Measurement. Marsden, P.V. 1990.  Annual Review of Sociology. 16, 435-463
bullet Network analysis: Some basic principles. Wellman, B. 1983. In Collins, R. (ed.) Sociological Theory, 1983. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pages 155-199.
bulletIntroduction: Studying social  structures.Wellman, B., and Berkowitz, S.D. 1988. In Wellman, B., and Berkowitz, S.D. (eds.) Social Structures: A Network Approach, pages 1-14. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Neural network analysis

bulletNeural Networks
bulletNeural Networks. Herv?Abdi Dominique Valentin Betty Edelman. 1999. (ISBN: 0761914404). Sage
bulletNeural Networks : An Introductory Guide for Social Scientists. G. David Garson. 1998. (ISBN: 0761957316). Sage

Conjoint analysis

bulletAnalyzing decision making : metric conjoint analysis  Jordan J. Louviere; Sage, 1988. Natural Sciences Library (NSL) Call Number: HN29 LOU
bulletThe theory of choice : a critical guide  Shaun Hargreaves Heap ... [et al.]. Blackwell, 1992. LIC - one week loan Call Number: HB846.8 THE
bulletConsumer value : a framework for analysis and research edited by Morris Holbrook. Routledge, 1999 LIC -Call Number: HF5415.32 CON
bulletThe Conjoint Literature Database

Nonlinear Systems -Chaos and Catastrophe theories

bulletNonlinear Estimation
bulletChaos Theory in the Social Sciences. Kiel, L. Douglas, and Euel Elliott, 1996. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
bulletGrowing Artificial Societies: Social Science from the Bottom Up.Epstein, Joshua M., and Robert Axtell, 1997. Washington D.C.: Brookings.
bulletChaos and Catastrophe Theories. Courtney Brown. 1995. (ISBN: 0803958471). Sage
bulletDynamic Modeling: An Introduction. Huckfeldt, R. Robert, C.W. Kohfeld, and Thomas W. Likens. 1982. Newbury Park, California: Sage
bullet'Social Structures and Chaos Theory'  Smith, R. D. 1998. Sociological Research Online, vol. 3, no. 1
bulletMathcad, Mathsoft Inc -software on modeling nonlinear systems

 Game Theory -Mathematical Models

bullet Game Theory. Fudenberg, Drew and Jean Tirole 1992. Cambridge MA: The MIT
Press
bullet A Course in Game Theory. Osborne, Martin J. and Ariel Rubinstein 1994. Cambridge MA: The MIT Press.
bulletGame Theory for Applied Economists Gibbons, Robert 1992. Princeton, NJ:Princeton University Press.
bullet Game Theory for Political Scientists Morrow, James D. 1994. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press
bulletSignaling Games in Political Science Banks, Jeffrey S. 1991  Harwood Academic Publishers

Misuses of data and models

bulletThe Uses and Misuses of Data and Models: The Mathematization of the Human Sciences. W James Bradley & Kurt C Schaefer. 1998. (ISBN: 0761909222). Sage
bulletPitfalls of data analysis by Helberg

ONLINE STATISTICAL RESOURCES

bulletElectronic statistics textbook statsoft
bulletStatistics online (Advice on which statistical method to use) from UCLA edited by Jan de Leeuw
bulletIntroductory statistics: Concepts, models, and applications David W. Stockburger
bulletKnowledge Base
bulletStatistical Links and advice from York University
bulletSelecting Statistics
bulletGESIS SocioGuide: Methods and Software
bulletExtensive list of statistics-related links on the web
bulletStatlib
bulletFree statistical packages
bulletSummary of Survey Analysis Software
bulletStatistics on the Internet
bulletVirtual Library- statistics
bulletContent analysis Resources
bulletThe Conjoint Literature Database
bulletSynthesis Research Group (SynRG)
bulletMeta-analysis methods
bulletResampling methods
bulletIntroduction to PLS and structural equation modelling -
bulletStatistical resources and software
bulletSSI home page (LISREL, etc)
bulletSocial Research updates University of Surrey
bulletGuide to Statistical Computing Resources on the Internet
bulletItem Response Theory Models For Unfolding
bulletMultilevel Models Project
bulletOffice of Scale Research
bulletStructural Equation Modeling

RESEARCH ETHICS

General

bulletResearch Ethics.R.L. Penslar,  Indiana University Press. 1995. ISBN 0-253-34312-7 
bulletResearch Ethics - A Reader. Elliott, D. and J. E. Stern.1997. University Press of New England, Hanover, NH.
bulletResearch ethics: A psychological approach.   Stanley, Barbara H; Sieber, Joan E and Melton, Gary B (Eds)  1996. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.ISBN: 0803241887
bullet The Scientific Attitude.Grinnell, F. 1992. Guilford Press, New York
bullet Research Ethics: Cases and Materials. Penslar, Robin Levin (ed.). 1995. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN
bullet The Ethics of Scientific Research - A Guidebook for Course Development. Stern, Judy E. and Deni Elliott. 1997. University of New England Press, Hanover, NH
bulletEthical Problems in Academic Research J.P. Swazey, M.S. Anderson, and K.S. Lewis. " American Scientist. Vol. 81, 1993, p. 542
bulletScientists and the Integrity of Research.B. Alberts and K. Shine,  Science. Vol. 266, December 9, 1994, p. 1660
bulletScientific Imagination and Integrity.  K. J. Ryan.  Science 1996 July 12; 273 (5272):163
bulletResearch on research ethics. Adair, John G  American Psychologist. 1988 Oct; Vol 43(10): 825-826 Library and Information Centre BF1.A52
bulletEthics in Research, William M.K. Trochim
bulletOn Being A Scientist; Responsible Conduct in Research - National Academy of Sciences
bulletGuidelines for research ethics in the social sciences, The Research Council of Norway
bulletScience Ethics - Essay by Henry H. Bauer.
bulletMoral Reasoning in Scientific Research  by Bebeau et al
bulletEthics in Science, Virginia Tech
bulletOn-line Science Ethics Resources
bulletEthics in Science - University of Wisconsin at Madison
bulletScience and Ethics On-Line Books - from the National Academy Press
bulletEthics Update, edited by Lawrence M. Hinman
bulletConduct and Misconduct in Science, by David Goodstein
bulletPreparing Future Faculty
bulletMisconduct in Science: Do Scientists Need A Professional Code of Ethics?
bulletBad Science
bulletIntegrity of Research Policy National Science Foundation
bulletEthics and research
bulletEthics, Values and the Promise of Science, Sigma Xi Forum
bulletScience Ed Ethics Links
bulletThe Net: User Guidelines and Netiquette. by Arlene Rinaldi.
bulletKennedy Institute of Ethics.
bulletOnLine Ethics.org
bulletOffice of Research Integrity
bulletEthical and Legal Aspects of Human Subjects Research in Cyberspace.
bulletLibrarian's Guide to Ethics on the Net
bulletCenter for the Advancement of Applied Ethics, Carnegie Mellon University

Data collection ethics

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Organizational dimensions of marketing-research ethics.  Skinner, Steven J; Ferrell, O C and Dubinsky, Alan J 1988. Journal of Business Research. May; Vol 16(3): 209-223 

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Code of standards and ethics for survey research, Council of American Survey Research Organizations

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ICC/ESOMAR International Code of Marketing and Social Research Practice

Codes

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The codification of research ethics: Views of a Doubting Thomas.  Gergen, Kenneth J American Psychologist. 1973 Oct; Vol. 28(10): 907-912 Library and Information Centre BF1.A52 

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Code Of Ethical Conduct, The Academy Of Management

bulletAmerican Marketing Association Code of Ethics
bulletThe Chartered Institute of Marketing Code of Professional Standards
bulletThe Code of Professional Ethics and Practices of the Marketing Research Association
bulletCodes of Ethics Online Illinois Institute of Technology

CAREER ADVICE FOR GRADUATES

General

bulletHow to Have a Bad Career in Research / Academia (pdf file) (slides) (audio)  by Dave Patterson, Berkeley
bulletThe Assistant Professor's Guide to the Galaxy by George Bekey
bulletThe Academic's Handbook. Deneef, A. L., C. D. Goodwin, and E. S. McCrate, eds. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1988.
bullet A Ph.D. is Not Enough! A guide to Survival in Science. Peter J. Feibelman. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company 1993
bulletThe Compleat Academic: A practical guide for the beginning social scientist. M. P. Zanna and J. M. Darley (Eds.). Random House, 1987.
bulletAdvice to a Young Scientist. P. B. Medwar. Basic Books, 1979. 0-465-00092-4
bulletThe Incomplete Guide to the Art of Discovery. Jack E. Oliver. Columbia University Press, 1991. 0-231-07620-7
bullet'A Simulation of the Structure of Academic Science' Gilbert, N. (1997) Sociological Research Online, vol. 2, no. 2,

Job Hunting

bulletThe Resume Kit, 3rd edition. Beatty R.  New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1995
bullet National Business Employment Weekly: Resumes, 2nd Edition. Besson T.New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996
bulletWhat Color is Your Parachute? 1999 A Practical Manual for Job Hunters and Career Changers. Bolles, R.N Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1998.
bulletZen the Art of Making a Living: A Practical Guide to Creative Career Design. Boldt, L.G.  New York, New York: Penguin Books USA., 1993
bulletWriting for Results: A Resume Workbook. Brett, P.  Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Corp., 1990
bulletThe Perfect Interview: How to Get the Job You Really Want. Drake, JD. New York: Amacom, 1991.
bullet Getting Ready to Negotiate: The Getting to Yes Workbook. Fisher, R., and W. Ury New York: Penguin Books, 1995.
bullet Getting to Yes, 2nd edition. Fisher, R., and W. Ury. New York: Penguin Books, 1991.
bullet To Boldly Go: A Practical Career Guide for Scientists.  Fiske PS.Washington, D.C.: American Geophysical Union, 1996.
bullet The Academic Job Search Handbook, 2nd Edition. Heiberger MM& Vick JM. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.
bullet National Business Employment Weekly: Interviewing, 2nd edition. Hirsh AS. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996.
bulletThe Smart Women's Guide to Interviewing and Salary Negotiation, 2nd edition. King, JA.  Franklin Lakes, Nj: Career Press, 1995
bulletGetting an Academic Job: Strategies for Success. Kronenfeld JJ & Whicker ML.  London: Sage Publications, 1997.
bullet. Sweaty Palms: The Neglected Art of Being Interviewed. Medley, H.A Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1993.
bullet Career Planning Today: Hire Me! 3rd Edition. Powell CR. Bloomington: Indiana University, 1995.
bullet National Business Employment Weekly: Networking.  Richardson DB.New York: Wiley, 1994.
bullet Career Renewal. San Diego:  Rosen S and Paul C.Academic Press, 1998.
bulletThe Teaching Portfolio. Selden P.  Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing, 1991.
bulletIt's Negotiable: The How-To Handbook of Win/Win Tactics. Stark, PB. San Diego, CA: Pfeiffer & Company, 1994.
bullet Knock 'Em Dead: The Ultimate Job Seeker's Handbook. Yate, M.Holbrook, MA: Adams Media Corp.,
bullet Cover Letters That Knock 'Em Dead. Yate, M. Holbrook, MA: Adams Media Corp., 1995
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Interview preparation guide, By Trina Sego and Jef I. Richards

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The B&B Primer on First Job Haggling

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Jobs.net, Career Centre advice

Teaching

bulletTeaching Tips, Links and Resources, University of Kansas
bulletLearning How to Teach: How to Do It and Why You Want to by Douglas Curran Everrett.
bulletTAs as Teachers - Handbook for Teaching Assistants at UCSB" 
bulletTeaching Tips from UC Berkeley
bulletImproving Your Teaching: A Short Reading List, University of Waterloo
bulletTips on Lecturing: A Short Reading List, University of Waterloo
bulletSmall Group Teaching: A Short Reading List, University of Waterloo
bulletShort Bibliography on College Teaching from Stanford
bulletThe importance of teaching, by Richard Feynman
bulletMastering the Techniques of Teaching. Joseph Lowman. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1990.
bulletTeaching Tips: Strategies, Research and Theory for College and University Teachers, 9th Edition. Wilbert J. McKeachie. D. C. Heath and Company, 1994 0-669-19434-4
bullet Quick starters: New faculty who succeed. Boice, R. In Michael Theall and Jennifer Franklin (eds.), Effective Practices for Improving Teaching. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, no. 48., Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1991
bulletImproving your Classroom Teaching. Maryellen Weimer. Newbury Park and London: Sage Publications, 1993. 0-8039-4976-6.
bulletEverything you need to know about developing a grading plan for your course (well, almost). Hammons, J.O and Barnsley, J.R.  Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 3: pp. 51-68, 1992.
bullet Learning, inauthentic testing. McClymer, J.F. and Knoles, L.Z. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, vol. 3, pp. 33-50, 1992
bullet Teaching Tips: A Guidebook for the Beginning College Teacher, 9th Edition. McKeachie, W. J. Lexington, MA: D.C.Heath and Co., 1994.
bulletCharting Your Course: How to Prepare to Teach More Effectively. Pregent, R.  Madison, WI: Magna Publications, 1994
bulletTips for Improving Testing and Grading. Ory, J.C. and Ryan, K.E Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1993

Getting Published

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Networking 

bulletNetworking on the Network, by Phil Agre, UCLA

Administration

bulletChairing the Academic Department: A Short Reading List

Other academic duties 

bulletA Guide for New Referees (postcript file - click here to download postcript file reader ), by Ian Parberry
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