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Library Research for the Undergraduate Researcher

Resources to accompany a Walker Library Workshop, October 2020

SAGE Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods helps users explore methods concepts to design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, learn how to conduct research, and how to write up findings. It contains over 175,000 pages from SAGE research methods books, journals, and reference material with advanced search features and specially commissioned videos.

Follow the link below to access SAGE Research Methods. Two particularly helpful tools we shared in the workshop are:

Project Planner

Methods Map

MTSU's Institutional Review Board

Scientia et Humanitas - MTSU's Journal of Student Research

Scientia et Humanitas is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to showcasing MTSU's best graduate and undergraduate academic research.

Sponsored by the University Honors College, the journal has both print and electronic (open access) versions. The mission includes demonstrating the breadth and quality of MTSU student research. 

Scientia et Humanitas invites submissions from all current MTSU students and recent graduates. They follow a double-blind peer review process. Submissions should include an abstract, and you may use the citation method deemed appropriate by your field.

Undergraduate Research Center

The MTSU Undergraduate Research Center (URC) https://www.mtsu.edu/urc/index.php can connect you with research opportunities, presentation opportunities, and even funding!