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SAGE Research methods

logo_SRMFind resources to answer your research methods and statistics questions at SAGE Research Methods. SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SRMO links researchers to content from books, book chapters, journals, reference books, and videos. SRMO covers methods and concepts to help you design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct your research, and write up your findings. SRMO focuses on methodology and can therefore be used across all disciplines.

Reference and Citation Management Software

MendeleyZoteroNow that you know the wide spectrum of online books and journals available to you, what is required of you as you make use of them? As a responsible researcher, you are obligated to give credit to the owners of the information by acknowledging them in your citations and compiling the information sources you have used in a reference list. This safeguards you from plagiarism accusations. You can do this manually (very tedious) or make use of citation and reference management softwares. Kenyatta University Library advocates for Zotero and Mendeley Reference Management Software. These two tools are free. They help you cite and manage your references automatically. The software additionally help you collaborate with other researchers, back up your work and access your work on the go from any device. The library also offers free training on these software. This takes about 30-45 minutes. Download and explore one of them and you will be amazed at how much easier the management of your references and citations will be.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

proquestthesisProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT OPEN) provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses published free of charge by the authors. This Open Access Publishing is a new initiative offered by ProQuest’s UMI Dissertation Publishing.
At PQDT OPEN, you can quickly and easily locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format.

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