How to Research
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If you have had little experience with researching and writing academic papers you may find it helpful to consult how-to-guides before beginning your assignment.
The following sources are available online:
Rebecca, and Sharon M. Wasco. "Feminist Approaches to Social
The following books are available from AU Library:
Nielsen, Joyce M., ed. Feminist Research
Methods: Exemplary Readings in the Social
Reinharz, Shulamit. Feminist Methods
in Social Research. New York: Oxford UP, 1992.
Roberts, Helen, ed. Doing Feminist
Research. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1981.
Stanley, Liz, ed. Feminist Praxis:
Research, Theory, and Epistemology in Feminist
Hart, Chris. Doing a Literature Review:
Releasing the Social Science Research
Pyrczak, Fred, and Randall R. Bruce.
Writing Empirical Research Reports: A Basic
The Sociology Writing Group. A Guide
to Writing Sociology Papers. 2nd ed. New York:
Ackermann, Ernest C., and Karen Hartman.
The Information Specialist's Guide to
Branscomb, H. Eric. Casting Your Net:
A Student's Guide to Research on the Internet.
Harmon, Charles, ed. Using the Internet,
Online Services, and CD-ROMs for Writing
Rodrigues, Dawn, and Raymond Rodrigues.
The Research Paper and the World Wide
Cryer, Pat. The Research Student's
Guide to Success. 2nd ed. Buckingham, Eng.: Open
Harnack, Andrew. Writing Research
Papers: A Student Guide for Use with Opposing
Hult, Christine A. Researching and
Writing: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Belmont,
Ingram, Ernest J. Projects: A Guide
to Their Use and Design. Calgary: Detselig
Northey, Margot. Making Sense: A Student's
Guide to Writing and Style. Toronto:
Norton, Sarah, and Brian Green. Essay
Essentials. Toronto: Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Veit, Richard. Research: The Student's
Guide to Writing Research Papers. 2nd ed.
Weidenborner, Stephen, and Domenick Caruso. Writing Research Papers: A Guide to
the Process. 5th ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. LB 1047.3 .W417