Research methods in OneSearch

The following are valid subject headings for some of the most important databases within OneSearch, and which databases they are most prominent in.

Combine these terms with your keywords to help find examples of particular kinds of studies relating to your topic.

(BSC = Business Source Complete)

 

SU “Research methodology” - ERIC, SocIndex, PsycINFO, CINAHL, BSC, Medline

Qualitative
SU interviews - ERIC, Medline, CINAHL, BSC, SocIndex, CAB

SU surveys - ERIC, SocIndex, PsycINFO, CINAHL, BSC, Medline

SU “qualitative research” - BSC, Medline, ERIC, SocIndex, PsycINFO

SU “action research” - ERIC, CINAHL, PsycINFO, SocIndex
SU “case stud*” - ERIC, CAB, PsycINFO
SU interviewing - SocIndex, BSC
SU ethnography - ERIC, PsycINFO, CAB, Medline
SU questionnaires - ERIC, SocIndex, PsycINFO, CINAHL, BSC, Medline, CAB
SU “focus groups” - ERIC, SocIndex, PsycINFO, CINAHL, BSC, Medline
SU ”mixed methods research” - ERIC, BSC, PsycINFO, SocIndex
SU “grounded theory” - ERIC, SocIndex, PsycINFO, CINAHL, BSC, Medline
SU ethnology - ERIC, SocIndex, PsycINFO, CINAHL, BSC, Medline
SU phenomenology - ERIC, SocIndex, PsycINFO, CINAHL, BSC, Medline

Quantitative
SU “quantitative research” - SocIndex, BSC, PsycINFO
SU “analysis of variance” - ERIC, SocIndex, PsycINFO, CINAHL, BSC, Medline, CAB
SU “chi-squared test” - SocIndex, BSC
SU sampling - ERIC, SocIndex, PsycINFO, CINAHL, BSC, Medline, CAB
SU “descriptive statistics” - SocIndex, PsycINFO, CINAHL, BSC, Medline, CAB
SU inferential - CINAHL, PsycINFO, BSC
SU “double-blind” - Medline, CINAHL, PsycINFO
SU randomized - SocIndex, PsycINFO, CINAHL, BSC, Medline, CAB