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Qualitative Research

Introduction

Qualitative research is defined as research that derives data from observation, interviews, or verbal interactions and focuses on the meanings and interpretations of the participants. (Holloway and Wheeler, 1995).

Qualitative vs. quantitative research (from Xavier University Library).

Qualitative research can be challenging to find as these methodologies are not always well-indexed in bibliographic databases. This help guide will provide some tips and information to guide you in your search for qualitative research articles through databases, such as PsycINFO and Medline/PubMed as well as the Grey Literature.

 

Evaluation Schemes