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Writing for Research

by Helen Kara

Writing is more difficult than it seems. Even experienced writers often find it hard to get started, and looming deadlines can cause paralysis. This e-book will get you started and keep you going. It demystifies...

Analysing Data

by Helen Kara

When you've collected all your data, what do you do next? Whether it's qualitative or quantitative, this e-book explains how to prepare, code, and analyse your data. The book offers clear guidance to help you...

Collecting Primary Data

by Helen Kara

Data collection is often the first thing people think of in connection with research. Preparing a questionnaire, or doing some interviews, can seem straightforward ? but there's much else to consider. This e-book...

Managing the Research Process

by Helen Kara

How-to books often treat research as if it exists in isolation. But in reality, people need to fit research in with all their other commitments. This e-book is full of practical hints and tips to show you how...

Rapid Qualitative Inquiry

by James Beebe

Practitioners in need of timely results for program and policy planning—and students looking for

realistic research projects—will find solutions in Rapid Qualitative Inquiry (RQI), a team-based,

applied research...

Gathering of Waters

by Bernice L. McFadden

One of Essence's Best Books of the Decade!

A New York Times Notable Book of 2012!

Gathering of Waters is a finalist for a Phillis Wheatley Fiction Book Award!

Gathering of Waters was named a finalist for a 2013...

Life after College

by Tori Randolph Terhune & Betsy A. Hays

Whether employed or not upon completing their college degree, most people experience a significant “culture shock” while transitioning from student to professional life. In Life After College: Ten Steps...

Shyness & Love

by Brian G. Gilmartin

Shyness & Love covers the only major study conducted to date on social anxiety disorder as it is manifested in informal, unstructured, male/female dating and courtship situations. It focuses on the causes—both...

Social Movements and Global Social Change

by Robert K. Schaeffer

Social Movements and Global Social Change teaches students not only about how social change occurs but also about how social movements can contribute to this change. The book examines different types of social...

Ladies in the Laboratory II

by Mary R.S. Creese & Thomas M. Creese

The lives of many of the nineteenth century's most notable women of science are presented in English for the first time in this companion volume to Ladies in the Laboratory: American and British Women in Science...

Off the Street: Redemption

by Christopher Baughman

Sometimes justice takes a different path.

For a hard-charging detective in the Pandering Investigative Team (PIT), deliverance comes in the manner of long prison sentences, humiliation, and bankruptcy for the...

Forklift Safety

by George Swartz

Written for the more than 1.5 million powered industrial truck operators and supervisors in general industry, as well as those in the construction and marine industries, this Second Edition provides an updated...

The New Woman as Librarian

by Clare Beck

At the time of her death, it seemed that Adelaide Hasse would simply pass from memory and be forgotten. However, by the turn of the century, American Libraries would sanctify her as one of its hundred library...

Theoretical Frameworks in College Student Research

by Terrell Lamont Strayhorn

Theoretical Frameworks in College Student Research was written to offer those who engage in college student research a framework, tool, or guide for understanding the role that theory plays in research. Each...

Messages, Meanings and Symbols

by Charles T. Meadow

A deep and penetrating exploration of the key concepts of information and communications sciences by one of its founders, this book covers everything in its subject that you want to know more about including...

Guide to Review of Library Collections

by Dennis K. Lambert, Winston Atkins, Douglas A. Litts & Lorraine H. Olley

New technologies are making information more fluid, but what does this mean for information providers? Without a doubt, it means that traditional roles are evolving and that the task of providing information...

Ethnic Studies Research

by Timothy P. Fong

Study of ethnic groups and race relations have always existed in the academy, primarily in the areas of sociology and anthropology. However, grassroots movements for ethnic studies programs and departments came...

Coming of Age

by Helga Haftendorn

In this authoritative book, the only work to cover the full sweep of German foreign policy since the end of World War II, noted scholar Helga Haftendorn explores Germany's remarkable recovery from wartime defeat...

Worlds of Gender

by Sarah Milledge Nelson

In Worlds of Gender ten prominent scholars consider the research on gender and archaeology that has been conducted around the world. The authors discuss the archaeological evidence for gender distinctions from...

Listening in on Museum Conversations

by Gaea Leinhardt & Karen Knutson

We all know that learning takes place in museums but what does that really mean? Who learns what and how do they learn it? Gaea Leinhardt and Karen Knutson set out to investigate these questions through the...