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Finding, Understanding and Conducting Research Studies

Introduction

On the other pages of this guide, you have learned what types of research studies there are and how to find articles that report these types of studies. However, you may be interested in actually designing and carrying out a research study. Conducting research requires the knowledge of research methodology and understanding which study design to use for your research. For this type of information, your best bet will be to turn to book literature.

This page of the guide will provide eBooks from the Chamberlain Library that look in depth at the different types of research methodologies and can help you understand the ins and outs of developing and conducting research studies. 

Conducting Research and Research Designs

Conducting Research eBooks

These eBooks will provide general information about conducting research in the different disciplines.

Health Sciences

Public Health

Nursing

Qualitative Research eBooks

Sometimes, the research study you are conducting will be qualitative in nature. See the Qualitative Studies page of this guide to see the properties of this type of study. Here are some eBooks from the Chamberlain Library that can guide you on how to conduct various types of qualitative studies.  

Quantitative Research eBooks

Sometimes, the research study you are wanting to conduct will be a quantitative design. See the Quantitative Studies page of this guide to see the properties of this type of study. Here are some eBooks from the Chamberlain Library that can guide you on how to conduct different types of quantitative research. 

Advanced Practice Nursing Research eBooks

Advanced practice nursing also has some unique research needs. The focus can be more on the translation of evidence to practice. Below are a few books that focus on advanced practice nursing research. 

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