Research often starts with a review of the literature in the content area. However, any original research will require additional knowledge and defense of the methodology employed. This unit is designed to help you with research techniques to source evidence for your methodology section. The examples all hail from the social sciences.
This unit will help you to:
1 |Understand the function and value of the abstract in research
2 |Identify the tools necessary to target the abstract in a search
3 |Construct a search that effectively targets the abstract for methodology