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Qualitative Research

Compilation of supplementary resources for Research Methods or Social Research Methods Courses

Qualitative Research Articles

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Use AND, OR, NOT (all caps) to combine search concepts

marijuana AND legalization

cars OR automobiles

dolphins NOT football

Use quotation marks to search for phrases

"climate change"

"cognitive behavioral therapy"

Use wildcard operators (? and *) to search for word variations



Use parentheses to create complex queries using multiple operators

(television OR movies)

AND (violence OR aggression)

AND (children OR adolescents)

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Locating Articles

This page will guide you through using QuickSearch to find articles for your topic.  Tutorials for operating the search platform, as well as examples for compiling a search together will enable you to access materials.  Articles surrounding qualitative research in general and among different disciplines are included to show the types of sources that are available.

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