Links to resources in the following categories: conferences and workshops; journals and publishers; methods; multimedia and data analysis software; organizations and interest groups; teaching qualitative research; and more.
Designed to increase understanding and strengthen methods used by researchers in the variety of fields contributing to health services research. Includes extensive glossary, list of data sources (databases and data sets), suggested readings and presentation, and many other links.
Links to information in the following broad categories: research tips and tools; research methodology; research ethics and institutional review; statistics and data analysis; Web-based research; professional organizations; and more.
An international research network that produces systematic reviews of the effects of social interventions in the areas of social welfare, crime and justice, and education. Persons interested in the ways in which qualitative research might play a role in reviews of social interventions should refer to Campbell guidelines and methods documentation.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.Website developed as a comprehensive guide for designing, writing, reviewing, and reporting qualitative healthcare research. Includes sections on research paradigms and traditions, common methods and analytical approaches, evaluative criteria, pitfalls, and guidelines.
M. Sandelowski, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and J. Barroso, Duke University. Project to clarify, refine, and develop new analytic and interpretive techniques for synthesizing qualitative research findings.