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Communication Studies

Sage Research Methods

Sage Research Methods is an innovative full text online tool designed to assist researchers, faculty and students with their research, particularly in the social sciences. SRM focuses on methodology. It currently contains over 640 books, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks and more.

To access the database please click or go to Search collections/databases and search for Sage Research Methods.


Resources for Qualitative Research


Creswell, J. W. (2018). Qualitative inquiry and research design: choosing among five traditions. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, Inc.

Maxwell, J. A. (2013). Qualitative research design: an interactive approach. (3rd edition.)Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.

Miles, M. B., & Huberman, A. M. & Saldana, J (2020). Qualitative data analysis: a methods sourcebook. (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications


Resources for Quantitative Research


Dillman, D., J.D. Smyth, & L.M. Christian. (2014).Internet, Mail, and Mixed-Mode Surveys: The Tailored Design Method.   (ebook) New York: John Wiley & Son.

Trochim, W.M.K.  and Donnelly, J.P. (2005). Research methods: the concise knowledge base. Atomic Dog Publishing. Q180.55 .M4T76 2005


Resaerch methodologies for Communication Studies