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When working remotely it can be difficult to teach or learn research methods, or carry out your own research. We've curated a collection of free Research Methods chapters, videos and other resources to support this transition, alongside links to other relevant SAGE resources, for you and your students. Bookmark this page and check back in for updates and new content over the coming weeks.



Video top tips from SAGE authors


Zina O'Leary - How do I manage my data?

You've managed to collect reams of data, perhaps through online surveys, or other digital data gathering methods. How should you manage it all? You have to do it rigorously - even the qualitative data - in a methodical, systematic way. Keep a sense of the project the whole way through, thinking about your research question.


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David Silverman - Choosing a research methodology

Look toward existing methodologies for guidance, and try them out. Do they make sense for your research question? Are they practical, and doable? You're unlikely to be starting from ground zero!







Doing digital and online research

Click on the free resource under each book, or click on the cover to find out more.




Mollett,  Communicating Your Research With Social Media       

Watch author videos about using social media for your research, author blogs on LSE Impact, and more free online resources

Salmons, Doing Qualitative Research Online

Download a suggested syllabus for teaching online methods in the context of qualitative research methodologies




Download a suggested course reading list for Qualitative Secondary Analysis, a list of resources, and a free preview
(TImescapes, University of Leeds) 


Watch free author videos on understanding and applying mixed methods in your research
Winner of the 2020 Most Promising New Textbook Award (TAA)




Links to useful web resources



Doing your research project




Doing a literature review & systematic review

What are scoping searches, and why should you do them?
Watch this free video to find out