UK libraries improve teaching and learning with purchase of SAGE research methods

LEXINGTON, Ky. (February 16, 2022) Access to quality research methodologies is essential for researchers at all levels, from undergraduate to graduate to faculty. University of Kentucky Libraries accompanies the mastery of these methodologies with a new purchase of SAGE research methodsa comprehensive platform designed to support the teaching and learning of research methodology, step by step.

SAGE Research Methods (SRM) is equipped with a wide range of tools and materials for researchers from all disciplines, including case studies, downloadable sample datasets, streaming video and the comprehensive Quantitative Applications in Social Sciences (Little Green Books) and the series of qualitative research methods (Little Blue Books).

“A deep goldmine of research design, quantitative and qualitative methods research, linguistics, text analysis, visualization and more, the UK Libraries’ new SRM purchase will benefit our entire campus and our growing interdisciplinary research,” said Antje Mays, Director of British Library Collections. “Students can now explore research methods at their own pace, and instructors will benefit from additional teaching tools to share with students.”

The teaching tools available to UK instructors through this new purchase include interactive tools like the Map of methods and Project plannerresearch design and methods manuals, conferences with experts in research methods and more.

Using SRM, instructors can also integrate content into their course management system, create homeworkpublic priest playlists and guide students through each step of the research process.

To start exploring SAGE research methods in UK libraries, click here.

For researchers looking for a practical introduction to SRM, they can join UK Libraries Medical center libraryIntroduction to SAGE research methods» workshop from noon to 12:30 p.m., Friday 18 February.

“SRM covers all stages of the research process, from writing the research question to disseminating the final draft,” said the medical librarian Stephanie Henderson. “Participants will learn how to integrate SRM tools and resources into their courses and curriculum. I encourage teachers and students to attend.

Registration is required to attend this workshop. To register, click here.

“Introduction to SAGE Research Methods” is part of the Medical Center Library’s Spring Research Workshop Series, designed to help library users learn how to use library resources effectively and improve their skills. in research.

To learn more or register for another workshop, customers can visit MCL Research Workshop Series: Getting Started.

As the Commonwealth’s premier research library, UK Libraries enable lifelong learners to discover, create and connect by providing ever-wider access to quality information and collaborating with academic communities and creative organizations from all over the world to advance knowledge, improve knowledge and preserve the history and culture of the Republic. More information about UK Libraries can be found on its website.

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