Research, Style, Methodology: A Selected Bibliography


These books are all available in the Prescott College Library; check for additional materials in your local libraries 
(last update February 2012)  
Style Manuals & Writing Guides
  Research & Methodology   Surveys & Interviews 
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Style Manuals & Writing Guides

Associated Press. (2009). The Associated Press stylebook and briefing on media law. New York, NY: Basic Books.  REFERENCE AC1.A83 2009

The Chicago manual of style. (2010). 16th edition. Chicago: UChicagoP. REFERENCE AC1.C66 2010

Cone, J.D. & Foster, S.L. (2006). Dissertations and theses from start to finish. Washington DC: APA. BF76.5.C645 2006

Corrigan, T. (2001). A short guide to writing about film. New York: Longman. PN1995.C66 2001

Faigley, L. (2006). The brief Penguin handbook. New York: Pearson Longman. PE1408.F24 2006

Fowler, H.R. & Aaron, J.E. (2010). The Little, Brown Handbook. Eleventh edition. New York: Longman. REFERENCE PE1112.F64 2010

Galvin, J.L. (2009). Writing literature reviews: A guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences. 4th ed. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. H61.8.G34 2009

Gilpin, A.A. (2000). A guide to writing in the sciences. Toronto: UTorontoP. T11.G53 2000

Gustavii, B. (2003). How to write and illustrate a scientific paper. New York: Cambridge. T11.G86 2003

Hacker, D. & Sommers, N. (2011). A writer's reference. Seventh edition.  Boston, MA: Bedford/St, Martin's. PE1408.H2778 2011

Knisely, K. (2005). A student handbook for writing in biology. Gordonsville, VA: W.H. Freeman. QH304.K59 2005

Lindsay, D. (2011). Scientific writing = thinking in words. Csiro: VIC, Australia. T11.L52864 2011

Machi, L.A., & McEvoy, B.T.  (2009). The literature review. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  LB1047.M33

Maimon, E.P., Peritz, J.H., & Blake Yancey, K. (2006). A writer's resource: A handbook for writing and research. Boston: McGraw Hill. PE1408.M3366 2006

McMillan, V.E. (2012). Writing papers in the biological sciences. 5th edition. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's. REFERENCE AC1.M36 2012

Modern Language Association of America. (2009). MLA handbook for writers of research papers. Seventh edition. New York: Modern Language Association of America. REFERENCE AC1.G53 2009

Modern Language Association of America. (2008). MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing. Third Edition. New York: Modern Language Association of America. REFERENCE AC1.G444 2008.

Pechenik, J. (2010). A short guide to writing about biology.  New York, NY: Longman.  QH304.P43 2010

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (2010). Washington DC: American Psychological Association. REFERENCE AC1.P83 2010

Rampolla, M.L. (2010). Pocket guide to writing in history. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's. D13.R295 2010

Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers. (2006). 7th edition. Reston, VA: The Council. REFERENCE AC1.S386 2006

Siegal, A.M. (1999). The New York Times manual of style and usage. New York: Times Books. REFERENCE AC1.S57 1999

Stone Sunstein, B. and Chiseri-Strater, E. (2007). FieldWorking: Reading and writing research. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's. GN 346.S86 2007

Turabian, K.L. (2007). A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. REFERENCE AC1.T8 2007

VanderMay, R., Meyer, V., Van Rys, J., Kemper, D. and Sebranek, P. (2006). The college writer: A guide to thinking, writing, and researching. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. PE1408.C54367 2006


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Babbie, E.R. (2010). The practice of social research. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. H62.B2 2010

Bernard, H. R. (2002). Research methods in anthropology: Qualitative and quantitative approaches. Walnut Creek, CA: Alta Mira Press. GN345.B36 2002

Best, J. (2004). More damned lies and statistics: How numbers confuse public issues. Berkeley: U of California P. HM535.B474

Bishop, W. (1999). Ethnographic writing research. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.  GN307.7.B57 1999

Bogdan, R.C. and Biklen, S.K. (2007). Qualitative research for education: An introduction to theories and methods. Pearson: Boston, MA. LB1029.B56 2007

Bloor, M. and Wood, F. (2006). Keywords in qualitative methods: A vocabulary of research concepts. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. H62.B5856 2006

Booth, W.C. et al. (2008). The craft of research. 3rd edition. Chicago: U of Chicago P. Q180.55.M4B66 2008

Creswell, J. (2007). Qualitative inquiry and research design: choosing among five approaches. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. H61.C73 2007

Creswell, J. (2009). Research design: qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. H62.C6963 2009Los Angeles, CA: Sage.  H62.C566 2008

Denzin, N.K., and Lincoln, Y.S. (eds.). (2008).  Collecting and Interpreting qualitative materials.

Denzin, N.K. and Lincoln, Y.S. (eds.). (2011). The Sage handbook of qualitative research. Thousand Oaks: Sage. H62.H2455 2011

Denzin, N.K. and Lincoln, Y.S. (eds.). (2008). Strategies of qualitative inquiry. Los Angeles: Sage. H61.S8823 2008

Dytham, C. (2003). Choosing and using statistics: A biologist's guide. Malden, MA: Blackwell. QH323.5.D98 2003

Feldman, M.S. et al. (2003). Gaining access: A practical and theoretical guide for qualitative researchers. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press,. H62.G235 2003

Fetterman, D.M. (2010). Ethnography: Step-by-step. Los Angeles: Sage. GN345.F47 2010

Fink, A. (2005). Conducting research literature reviews: From the Internet to paper. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Q180.55.M4F56 2005

Foster, J., Barkus, E., and Yavorsky, C. (2006). Understanding and using advanced statistics. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HA29.F583 2006

Handbook of methods in cultural anthropology. (1998). Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press. GN345.H37 1998

Hennink, M., Hutter, I., and Bailey, A. (2011).  Qualitive research methods. Los Angeles, CA: Sage.
H85.H44 2011

Herr, K. and Anderson, G.L. (2005). The action research dissertation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. H62.H447 2005

Howell Major, C. and Savin-Baden, M. (2010). An introduction to qualitative research synthesis: Managing the information explosion in social science research. New York: Routledge. H62.M23583 2010
Hill, C. (ed.) (2012). Consensual qualitative research. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.  H62.C58497 2012

Hubbuch, S.M. (2005). Writing research papers across the curriculum. Boston, MA: Thomson Wadsworth. LB2369.H83 2005

Jaccard, J. and Becker, M.A. (2010). Statistics for the behavioral sciences. 5th edition. Belmont, CA; Wadsworth. BF39.J28 2010

Johnson, A.P. (2005). A short guide to action research. Boston: Pearson Education. LB1028.24.J65

Johnson, B. & Christensen, L. (2012). Educational research" Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed approaches. Los Angeles, CA: Sae.  LB1028.J59 2012

Keller, D.K. (2006). The Tao of statistics. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. QA276.K253 2006

Kindon, S., Pain, R., and Kesby, M. (eds). (2007). Participatory action research approaches and methods. NY: Routledge. HM711.P37 2007

Leedy, P.D. and Ormond, J.E. (2005). Practical research: planning and design. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill. Q180.55.M4L43 2005

Locke, L.F., Spirduso, W.W., and Silverman, S.J. (2007). Proposals that work: A guide for planning dissertations and grant proposals. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Q180.55.P7L63 2007

Maxwell, J.A. (2012). A realist approach for qualitative research. Los Angeles, CA: Sage. H62.M324 2012

Merriam, S. (2009). Qualitative research: A guide to design and implementation. San Francisco, CA: Jossey - Bass. LB 1028.M396 2009

Mitchell. M.L. and Jolley, J.M. (2010). Research design explained. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. BF76.5.M57 2010

Pan, M.L. (2004). Preparing literature reviews: Qualitative and quantitative approaches. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing.

Patten, M. (2007). Understanding research methods: An overview of the essentials. Sixth edition. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. Q180.55.M4 P316 2007

Patton, M.L. (2005). Understanding research methods. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak. Q180.55.M4P38 2005

Reason, P. and Bradbury, H. (eds.). (2006). Handbook of action research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HM571.H36 2006

Rubin, A. (2008). Practioner's guide to using research for evidence-based practice. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley.  RC337.R73 2008

Saldana, J. (2009). The coding manual for qualitative researchers. Los Angeles: Sage. H62.S343 2009

Sanders, L.D. (2010). Discovering research methods in psychology: A student's guide. Malden, MA : British Psychological Society/Blackwell.  BF76.5.S245 2010.

Simons, H. (2009). Case study research in practice. Los Angeles: Sage. H62.S476 2009

Singleton, Jr., R.A. and Straits, B.C. (2005). Approaches to social research. NY: Oxford UP. H62.S4776 2005

Sprague, J. (2005). Feminist methodologies for critical researchers: Bridging differences. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press. HQ1180.S65 2005

Stringer, E.T. (2007). Action Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HV11.S835 2007

Thomas, R.M. & Brubaker, D.L. (2000). Theses and dissertations: A guide to planning, research, and writing. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey. LB2369.T458 2000

Yin, R.K. (2009). Case study research: Design and methods. Los Angeles, CA: Sage.  H62.Y56 2009

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Surveys, Interviews

Bourque L.B. and Fielder, E.P. (2002). How to conduct self-administered and mail surveys. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HN29.S724 2002.

Bourque L.B. and Fielder, E.P. (2002). How to conduct telephone surveys.Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HN29.S724 2002.

Fink, A. (2006). How to conduct surveys: A step-by-step guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HN29. F53 2006

Fink, A. (2002). How to design survey studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HN29. S724 v.6 2002

Fink, A. (2002). How to design survey studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HN29. S724 v.6 2002

Fink, A. (2002). How to ask survey questions.. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HN29.S724 v.2 2002

Fink, A. (2003). How to report on surveys. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HN29.S724 v.10 2003

Fink, A. (2002). How to sample in surveys. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HN29.S724 v.7 2002

Fink, A. (2002). The survey handbook. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HN29.S724 v.1 2002

Litwin, M.S. (2002). How to assess and interpret survey psychometrics. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HN29.S724 2002 v.8

Metzler, K. (1997). Creative interviewing: the writer's guide to gathering information by asking questions. PN4784.I6M4 1997

Oishi, S.M. (2002). How to conduct in-person interviews for surveys. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. HN29.S724 v.5 2002

Rea, L.M. (1997). Designing and conducting survey research: a comprehensive guide. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers. HC31.2.R43 1997

Ritchie, D.A. (2003). Doing oral history: A practical guide. New York: Oxford UP. D16.14.R57 2003

Seidman, I. (2006). Interviewing as qualitative research: A guide for researchers in education and the social sciences. New York: Teachers College Press. H61.28.S45 2006

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Use LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS to find additional books:

Authorship - Handbooks, manuals   Research - Evaluation   Sociology - Research
Authorship - Style manuals   Research design   Technical writing
Economics - Research   Sampling (Statistics)   Telephone surveys
Interviewing   Science - Research   Women's studies - Research
Psychology - Research   Social sciences - Research     
Questionnaires   Social sciences - Statistical methods     
Recreation - Research   Social surveys     
Report writing    Sociology - Methodology     

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