This collection of sources covers a broad range of subjects that can be used to understand research design and methods. It also includes information on data collection and ethics. Cooperrider and Greener as well Ng, Phillips and Rothenberg provide basic information about research design.
These readings, from Bloomberg, Volpe and USC Libraries, offer guidance for how to present research approach and methodology in a research paper or dissertation. Zeepedia.com’s source provides details on the classification of research. Gibbs’ sources provide information about the nature and use of documents, diaries, and other qualitative methods of qualitative research.
The provided resources provide a solid introduction to design and research methodologies. They can also be used as a point of departure for understanding and conducting research.