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New to research: Find research methods resources

Search the Library Catalogue

To find information on research methods or methologies in the Library Catalogue:

  • search"research methodology" or "research method" for broad content
  • add a subject, e.g. "research methodology" AND education
  • search specific approaches or techiques

Here are some examples of terms you may use.

Try searching the Curtin Library Catalogue using some of the subject headings above.

Find methods and methodologies

The library subscribes to a number of resources that contain information about methods, methodologies, materials and experimental procedures.


Emerald Research Zone
  • The Research Zone is a section of Emerald
  • Includes How to... guides with information on methods and methodologies
  • Access the Research Zone under Resources (left menu)


International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • The encyclopedia comprises 4000 articles in the social and behavioral sciences
  • Browse articles and compare methods used
  • Search using key words in the All fields search box, in This Journal/Book


Methods Search - ScienceDirect
  • Search ScienceDirect using the Methods Search application
  • Target the search to methods, materials and experimental procedures
  • Access Applications from the top toolbar within ScienceDirect


SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO)
  • SRMO is an online tool to assist in understanding methods
  • Over 1400 methods terms and a methods map to show relationships
  • Contains links to books, dictionaries, journal articles, handbooks and videos