Resources and research tips for doctoral higher education students. Note: This LibGuide was originally created by Kimberley Stephenson.

This page features three types of books:

- A Quest for Common Learning: The Aims of General Education byCall Number: CREV LC1011 .B64 1981 (The CREV collection is located in Darling Library)ISBN: 0931050199
- Citizenship and Higher Education: The Role of Universities in Communities and Society byCall Number: WCampus LC189 .C53 2005ISBN: 041533487X
- College: The Undergraduate Experience in America byCall Number: WCampus LA227.3 .B678 1987ISBN: 0060155078
- Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research (annual)Call Number: WCampus LB2300 .H54ISBN: 0875861377 (Series ISSN 0882-4126)
- How Colleges Work: The Cybernetics of Academic Organization and Leadership byCall Number: WCampus LB2341 .B48 1988ISBN: 1555421261
- Institutionalizing a Broader View of Scholarship Through Boyer's Four Domains byCall Number: WCampus LA227.4 .B73 2002ISBN: 0787958417
- New Directions for Higher Education (series)Call Number: WCampus LB2331.72 .N8ISBN: 9780470489024 (Series ISSNs 1536-0741, 0271-0560)
- New Directions for Teaching and Learning (series)Call Number: WCampus LB1025.2 .N45ISBN: 9780470905753 (Series ISSNS 1536-0768, 0271-0633)
- Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate byCall Number: WCampus LA227.4 .B69 1997ISBN: 0787940690
- The Good of this Place: Values and Challenges in College Education byCall Number: WCampus LB2324 .B76 2004ISBN: 0300106009
- The Idea of the University: A Reexamination byCall Number: WCampus LB2321 .P383 1992ISBN: 0300057253
- The Liberal Arts in Higher Education: Challenging Assumptions, Exploring Possibilities byCall Number: WCampus LC1011 .L455 1998ISBN: 0761811648
- The Soul of the American University: From Protestant Establishment to Established Nonbelief byCall Number: Theology and WCampus, LA226 .M34 1994ISBN: 0195070461
- The University in Transformation: Global Perspectives on the Futures of the University byCall Number: WCampus LB2324 .U56 2000ISBN: 0897897188Also available as an eBook

This is only a small sample of the many research methods books available in the APU Libraries. To find more, use the subject headings on the "Books and Media" tab of this guide, or click on the titles below and use the subject headings listed there.

- Basics of Qualitative Research: Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory byCall Number: ECampus HA29 .S823 2008ISBN: 1412906431
- Conducting Research Literature Reviews: From the Internet to Paper byCall Number: WCampus Q180.55.M4 F56 2010ISBN: 1412971896
- Constructing Grounded Theory: A Practical Guide Through Qualitative Analysis byCall Number: ECampus H61.24 .C45 2006ISBN: 0761973524
- Doing Qualitative Research in Education Settings byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .H36 2002ISBN: 0791455033
- Foundations for Research: Methods of Inquiry in Education and the Social Sciences byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .F64 2004ISBN: 0805836500
- How to Do Your Research Project: A Guide for Students in Education and Applied Social Sciences byCall Number: WCampus LB2369 .T466 2009ISBN: 1847874436
- Interviewing as Qualitative Research: A Guide for Researchers in Education and the Social Sciences byCall Number: WCampus H61.28 .S45 2006ISBN: 0807746665Also available as an ebook.
- Online Research Essentials: Implementing and Designing Research Studies byCall Number: WCampus Q180.55.M4 R87 2009ISBN: 0470185686
- Qualitative Research for Education: An Introduction to Theory and Methods byCall Number: CREV LB1028 .B56 2003ISBN: 0205375561
- Qualitative Research in Education: Interaction and Practice byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .F72 2003ISBN: 0761961410
- Qualitative Research in Higher Education: Expanding Perspectives byCall Number: WCampus Folio LB2326.3 .Q35 2001ISBN: 0536623562
- Quantitative Data Analysis: Doing Social Research to Test Ideas byCall Number: ECampus HA29 .T675 2009ISBN: 0470380039
- Research Essentials: An Introduction to Designs and Practices byCall Number: WCampus Q180.55.M4 R458 2009ISBN: 0470181095
- Research in International Education: Experience, Theory & Practice byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .R344 2002
- Research Methods for Everyday Life: Blending Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches byCall Number: ECampus H62 .V323 2009ISBN: 0470343532
- Research Writing in Education and Psychology--From Planning to Publication: A Practical Handbook byCall Number: WCampus LB2369 .K54 2001ISBN: 0398071578
- Salsa Dancing Into the Social Sciences: Research in an Age of Info-Glut byCall Number: ECampus H62 .L7995 2008ISBN: 0674031571
- The SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods byCall Number: ECampus Ref/WCampus Ref H62 .L456 2004 (3 vols)ISBN: 0761923632
- The SAGE Handbook of Action Research: Participative Inquiry and Practice byCall Number: ECampus HM571 .H36 2008ISBN: 1412920299
- The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods byCall Number: ECampus Ref H61 .S234 2008 (2 vols)ISBN: 1412941636
- The SAGE Handbook of Social Science Methodology byCall Number: ECampus H62 .S276 2007ISBN: 1412901197
- Using Qualitative Methods in Institutional Assessment byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .N48 no.136ISBN: 0470283610
- Using Quantitative Data to Answer Critical Questions byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .N48 no.133

- Doing Quantitative Research in Education with SPSS byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .M85 2004ISBN: 076194382X
- SPSS Essentials: Managing and Analyzing Social Sciences Data byCall Number: ECampus HA32 .K85 2009ISBN: 047022617X
- SPSS Demystified: A Step-by-Step Guide to Successful Data Analysis byCall Number: ECampus Folio HA32 .Y63 2008ISBN: 0132238853
- SPSS for Windows Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference, 15.0 Update byCall Number: ECampus HA32 .G458 2008ISBN: 0205569072
- Quantitative Data Analysis in Education: A Critical Introduction Using SPSS byCall Number: WCampus LB2846 .C66 2007ISBN: 0415372984
- Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods byCall Number: ECampus HA32 .W34 2007ISBN: 141294077X

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