Answered By: Priscilla Coulter Last Updated: Jun 05, 2023 Views: 16984
The big Everything search box on the library's homepage is a great place to search for articles.
These strategies can help you locate qualitative and quantitative articles as you search library databases.
- Limit your search to "peer-reviewed" journals. Research studies that use qualitative and quantitative methods are published in peer reviewed journals. Not every article in a peer reviewed journal will be a research study, but limiting your results to articles in these journals will help you narrow the pool of articles you are looking through.
- Try adding "qualitative" or "quantitative" to your keywords when searching. For example:
- If you have a particular research methodology in mind (e.g. survey, experiment, case study, etc.) you can include keywords to describe it in your search. For example:
- In some databases, you can specify the type of study you would like to search for using advanced search options.
We recommend that you take some time to learn about quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, so that you can search more effectively. The resources below are good places to start:
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