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Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

Research Methods

Research methods are the strategies, processes or techniques utilized in the collection of data or evidence for analysis in order to uncover new information or create better understanding of a topic.

There are different types of research methods which use different tools for data collection.

For support in using Sage Research Methods please see their support guide.

Watch this video for an overview of SAGE Research Methods and the tools that are available to help you answer the methods questions you come up with during the research process.  You'll learn about the types of content available, how the content has been tagged with a unique taxonomy to provide targeted search results, and the unique features and functionality of the platform.

Watch this video to learn how to search content, refine results, review abstracts, download PDFs, cite research, use the Methods Lists feature, and discover related content.

Watch this video to learn how to utilize the Methods Map to help with your research and discover content within SAGE Research Methods.  The Methods Map is a visualization of the unique taxonomy of 1,400 methods-related terms that are used within the tool. Discover how to use the Methods Map to explore relationships between methods-related terms after performing a search.  You will also learn what Methods Lists are, how to use them, and how to create and share your own lists.

Repositories and search engines

This page contains links to repositories and search engines for Computer Science information and research. Selected resources contain abstracts, full-text articles, technical reports, experimental data, and other technical information.