Research methods

The Sage Research Methods Online (SRMO) database can help you design, run and write up your research project. The database focuses on methodology that can be used across multiple disciplines.

SRMO provides access to:

  • Full text content from over 720 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks
  • The Little Green Book (qualitative research methods) series
  • The Little Blue Book (quantitative applications in the social sciences) series
  • A selection of journal articles and specially commissioned videos.

Researchers can:

  • Explore their chosen research method, expanding or refining their search as needed
  • Read online, print, or email full text content
  • Use suggested related methods and links to related authors
  • Browse or search the collection or use the methods map to explore a broad overview of research methodologies.

How to use the website

Further information

The CSU Quantitative Consulting Unit (QCU) assists in providing mathematical, statistical and information technology support for research groups, academic staff and postgraduate students across the University.

The CSU Spatial Data Analysis Network (SPAN) is a research support unit within the Research Office that provides support to academic staff and post graduate students of the university in the areas of:

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • remote sensing
  • spatial statistics
  • questionnaire design and survey implementation