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Internet research methods: a practical guide for the social and behavioural sciences

Hewson, Claire; Yule, Peter; Laurent, Dianna and Vogel, Carl (2003). Internet research methods: a practical guide for the social and behavioural sciences. New technologies for social research. London, UK: Sage.

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Abstract

Offering a concise, comprehensive guide to conducting research on the Internet, this book provides a detailed explanation of all the main areas of Internet research. It distinguishes between primary research (using the Internet to recruit participants, to administer the research process and to collect results) and secondary research (using the Internet to access available material online).
The book is designed for social science researchers and presents a user-friendly, practical guide that will be invaluable to both students and researchers who wish to incorporate the Internet into their research practice.

Item Type: Authored Book
ISBN: 0-7619-5920-3, 978-0-7619-5920-5
Keywords: Internet research methods; online research methods; Electronic information resource searching. online surveys; web-based research methods
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences
Item ID: 9653
Depositing User: Claire Hewson
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2009 22:48
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:05
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/9653
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