Marianjoy Library

Research Books

The following books are available in Kathleen Ruroede’s, (VP, QRC) office. For further information, please contact Kathleen Ruroede, at 630-909-7141 or Renee Ecklund at 630-909-7140. For a complete listing of all items available in the library, please go to the Library Catalog.

Basics of qualitative research: techniques and procedures for developing grounded theory
Anselm Strauss, Juliet Corbin
2nd ed. Sage Publ.: Thousand Oaks, 1998

Dissertations and theses from start to finish: psychology and related fields
John D. Cone, Sharon L. Foster
APA: Washington, DC, 2010

Educational Research: fundamentals for the consumer
James H. McMillan
3rd ed. Longman: New York, 2000

Evidence-Based practice in nursing & healthcare: a guide to best practice
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ellen Fineout-Overholt
2nd ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, 2011

Heuristic research: design, methodology, and applications
Clark Moustakas
Sage Publ.: Newbury Park, 1990

How to complete and survive a doctoral dissertation
David Sternberg
St. Martin Press: New York, 1981

Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice
Denise F.Polit, Cheryl Tatano Buck
9th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, 2012

Phenomenological Research Methods
Clark Moustakas
Sage Publ.: Thousand Oaks, 1994

Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Traditions
John W. Creswell
Sage Publ.: Thousand Oaks, 1998

Qualitative Research in Practice, Examples for Discussion and Analysis
Sharon B. Merriam and Associates
Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, 2002

Robert S. Witte, John S. Witte
9th ed, John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2010

Surviving Your Dissertation: A Comprehensive Guide to Content and Process
Kjell Erik Rudestam, Rae R. Newton
2nd ed, Sage Publ.: Thousand Oaks, 2001

Theoretical Nursing Development & Progress
Afaf Ibrahim Meleis
5th ed, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012

Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day
A Guide to Starting, Revising and Finishing Your Doctoral Thesis
Joan Bolker.
Henry Holt & Company, New York, 1998

Writing Up Qualitative Research
Harry E. Wolcott
Sage Publ.: Newbury Park, 1990

Writing the Doctoral Dissertation
Gordon B. Davis, Clyde A. Parker
2nd ed. Barron’s Educational Series, Inc.: New York, 1997




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