What is a literature review?
In brief, the lit review is the part of a scholarly paper that discusses the relevant research, theoretical and methodological contributions on the topic. Watch these videos to learn more!
Sage Research Methods
"Sage Research Methods" is a database focused on teaching research methods, designing research projects, and many other aspects of actually doing research.
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The link to the database can be found below, and it can also be found in the Database Finder on UMD's Library website.
Research Methods in General
Here are some books that are useful in learning about and improving the research process.
Research Methods in Social Science
Here are some books that discuss researching methods specifically for the social sciences in general, and African American studies in particular.
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