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Books avaliable at CDU Library

 

Anderson, Jonathan and Poole, Millicent. Assignment and thesis writing. Milton, Qld: John Wiley and Sons, 2001

..............................................................   CDU Library: 808.06 ANDE

Bell, Judith. Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers in education and social science. Buckingham, Open University, 1999

..............................................................   CDU Library: 370.72 BELL

Blaxter, Loraine, et al. How to research. Buckingham: Open Uni Press, 2001

..............................................................   CDU Library: 001.42 BLAX

Bouma, Gary and Ling, Rod. The research process. South Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 2004

..............................................................   CDU Library: 300.72 BOUM

Brohaugh, William. Write tight: how to keep your prose sharp, focused and concise. Wilmington, DE: ISI Books, 2002

..............................................................   CDU Library: 808.02 BROH

Burns, Robert. Introduction to research methods. Frenchs Forest: Pearson Education, 2000

..............................................................   CDU Library: 370.72 BURN

Cryer, Pat. The research student's guide to success. Buckingham [England]; Phildelphia, Pa.: Open University, 2006

................................................................   CDU Library 378.170281 CRYE

Day, Abby. How to get research published in journals. Hampshire: Gower, 2008.

........................................................................   CDU Library: 808.02 DAY

Denzin, Norman K. and Lincoln, Yvonna S., eds. The Sage Handbook of qualitative reserach. Thousand Oaks, California, Sage Publications, 2005.

  ................................................   CDU Library: 300.72 HAND

Dunleavy, Patrick. Authoring a PhD: how to plan, draft, write and finish a doctoral thesis or dissertation. Palgrave Macmillan, 2003

  ................................................   CDU Library: 808.02 DUNL

Evans, David and Gruba, Paul. How to write a better thesis or report. Carlton, Vic: Melbourne Uni Press, 2011

..............................................................   CDU Library: 808.066 EVAN

Garson, G. David. Guide to writing empirical papers, theses, and dissertations. New York: Marcel Dekker, 2002

..............................................................   CDU Library: 808.042 GARS

Glatthorn, Allan and Joyner, Randy. Writing the winning thesis or dissertation: a step-by-step guide. 2nd ed. Thousand Oakes, Calif.: Corwin Press, 2005

..............................................................   CDU Library: 808.02 GLAT

Hart, Chris. Doing a literature search: a comprehensive guide for the social sciences. London: Sage, 2001

..............................................................   CDU Library: 025.524 HART

Holtom, Daniel and Fisher, Elizabeth. Enjoy writing your science thesis or dissertation: a step-by-step guide to planning and writing dissertations and theses for undergraduate and graduate science students. River Edge, NJ: Imperial College Press, 1999

..............................................................   CDU Library: 808.0666 HOLT
 

Kearns, Hugh.The PhD Experience: what they didn't tell you at induction. Flinders University, 2006

..............................................................   CDU Library: 378.9942 PHD
 

Kearns, Hugh. The Seven Secrets if Highly Successful Research Students. Flinders University, 2008

..............................................................   CDU Library: 378.2 KEAR

Kumar, Ranjit. Research methodology: a step-by-step guide for beginners. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Longman, 2011

..............................................................   CDU Library: 001.4 KUMA

Marshall, Stephen. Your PHD Companion: a handy mix of practical tips, sound advice and helpful commentary to see you through your PhD. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc, c2002

..............................................................   CDU Library: 378.2 MARS

 

Meloy, Judith M. Writing the qualitative dissertation: understanding by doing. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc, c2002

..............................................................   CDU Library: 808.02 MELO

Moore, Nick. How to do research: the complete guide to designing and managing research projects. 3rd ed. London: Library Association Publishing, 2000

..............................................................   CDU Library: 001.42 MOOR

Phillips, Estelle. How to get a PhD: a handbook for students and their supervisors. Buckingham: Open University Press, 2005

..............................................................   CDU Library: 378.240941 PHIL

Rudestam, Kjell and Newton, Rae. Surviving your dissertation: a comprehensive guide to content and process. 3rd ed. Los Angeles: Sage, 2007

..............................................................   CDU Library: 808.02 RUDE

Stevens, Catherine J. Doing postgraduate research in Australia. Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne University Press, 1999

.............................................................. CDU Library: 378.155072 STEV

Thomas, R. Murray. Avoiding thesis and dissertation pitfalls: 61 cases of problems and solutions. Westport, Conn.: Bergin & Garvey, 2001

...........................................................   CDU Library: 808.066378 THOM

Wiersma, William and Jurs, Stephen. Research methods in education: an introduction. Boston: Pearson, c2009

..............................................................   CDU Library: 370.72 WIER

Online resources

 Garson, G. David. Guide to writing empirical papers, theses, and dissertations. New York: Marcel Dekker, 2002
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy033/2001047694.html

CDU Library: 808.042 GARS

Check out CDU library Ebook collection, click on the button below and tthen select EBL- eBook Library or on the book covers and enter your staff or student details.

 

The following books are avalaible electronically from EBL;

 

Bell, Judith, Doing Your Reseach Project, Open Univertiy Press, 2010.

 

Blaxter, Loraine; Hughes, Christina; Tight, Malcolm, How to Research. Open University Press, 2010.

 

Boynton, Petra, Research Companion: A Practical Guide for the Social and Health Sciences. Psychology Press, 2005

Day, Abby, How to Get Research Published in Journals, Gower, 2008.

Denscombe, Martyn, The Good Research Guide: For Small-Scale Social Research Projects. McGraw-Hill Education, 2010

Dunne, Mairead, Becoming a Researcher. McGraw-Hill Education, 2007

Gerring, John. Case Study Research: Principles and Practices. Cambridge University Press, 200

Murry, Rowena, How to Write a Thesis. McGraw-Hill Education, 2011

Phillips, Estelle; Pugh, Derek.S. How to Get a PhD: A Handbook for Students and Their Supervisors, Open University Press, 2010.

Thomson, Pat; Walker Melanie, The Routledge Doctoral Student's Companion: Getting to Grips with Research in Education and the Social Sciences. Taylor & Francis, 2010

 

CDU policies, procedures and rules

 CDU Policies, Procedures and Rules for Postgraduate Research Students

Faculty research pages

 

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Faculty of Technology - School of Engineering & Information Technology

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