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4. Gather data.
Methods of data collection are questionnaires, interviews, observation, records
5. Analyze data
Analyze qualitative date, Atlas Ti
Analyze quantitative data, SPSS
6. Writing up
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HIFA profile: Kuku Voyi is chair of the School of Health Systems and Public Health, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Kuku.Voyi@up.ac.za
001.42 Research Methods
361.72 Social Work Research
Make an appointment to see your Librarian who can help you select database/s or other search tools, or find books, journal articles, newspaper sources, government documents etc for your research project.
Stay current with what is going on in your field
EBSCO Google Scholar
Optional feed option
Boolean Operators ( AND, OR, NOT )
Join concepts: adolescents AND teenagers
Synonyms: alcohol OR substance
Excluding words from your search: risky behavior NOT community violence
Phrase searching: "..." ( inverted commas )
" risky behavior "
Truncations: * at the end of a word or within a word
adolesc* search for adolescent, adolescents
behavi*r search for behaviour, behavior
to enclose search strategies will customize your results to more accurately reflect your topic
( substance abuse OR alcohol abuse) AND risky behavior
not return substance abuse or alcohol abuse when risky behavior is not mentioned
("substance abuse" AND "alcohol abuse" ) AND ("sibling" OR "brother") AND ( risky behavi*r AND "parent support")
Find out if article have been cited by other authors.
Help to find more recent papers.
Indicate the importance of a piece of research.
Help to make your literature review more comprehensive.
Google Scholar and SCOPUS help with citation searching
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