SAGE Research Methods provides information on writing a research question, conducting a literature review, choosing a research method, collecting and analyzing data, and writing up the findings. SAGE Research Methods’ coverage spans the full range of research methods used in the social and behavioral sciences, plus a wide range of methods commonly used in science, technology, medicine, and the humanities.
Looking at examples of other dissertations can be helpful. The following databases allow you to explore the full text of dissertations from other universities and from fellow CSUN students.
Citation Managers are bibliographic management programs that will help you keep track of articles and books as you find them, organize your references and create bibliographies in 100s of citation styles (e.g., APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, etc.)
They will also allow you to:
The most popular citation managers are EndNote and Zotero.
Several CSUN librarians have extensive experience working with EndNote and can help answer specific questions:
Marcia Henry -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Christina Mayberry -- email@example.com
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