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Researcher’s Toolkit

Are you a student embarking on your first research project? Or, maybe you’re a seasoned researcher looking to refresh your methods and processes?

Whether you’re starting fresh, or looking for new inspiration, we have resources to help you.

In the links below you can find free content, including Open Access books such as Making Research Matter by Tara Lamont, as well as webinars, podcasts and blogs. Additionally, you can find our full list of Social Research Methods textbooks, including resources on using creative and participatory methods.

All our books are available on e-inspection for lecturers who want to consider the title(s) for use on their course reading lists. You can order an e-inspection copy here. Click ‘Request Access’ and then use the search function to request a digital sample copy of our titles. You will need to create a username and password to access your book(s).

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