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EDUC1100 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods

Databases of Articles

To explore what research has been done on your topic, start with a database search. Here are a few good ones to begin with:

Google Scholar

Google Scholar casts a pretty wide net across articles within databases, book citations, research published in academic repositories, and other scholarly information providers, While it isn't a great place to start researching a topic, it is an excellent tool for locating articles for which you have a citation. It is also a useful tool to find out who has cited an article you like. 

Data and Statistics

In addition to these two sources, there are others listed on the Social Sciences Data research guide.