Sage Research Methods


Learn the skills every researcher needs to give their work maximum impact, with the only tool dedicated to social research skills training.

It’s the result of decades spent championing research methods publishing.

From the leading publisher in social research methods comes the only resource dedicated to training researchers at all levels. From navigating the research process to the latest techniques in digital and big data research, it’s become a must-have resource for libraries globally, helping researchers to tackle society’s biggest problems.

Advantages of using Sage Research Methods

  • Improve your research techniques with this robust library of methods designed to support different needs and learning styles
  • See how qualitative and quantitative methods are related with the Methods Map visualization
  • Find round-the-clock support with videos from leading experts or the step-by-step Project Planner
  • Master hundreds of methods for conducting research, including the latest innovations in big data and digital methods

New modules launching in 2024

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Video: Quantitative and Mixed Methods

Hundreds of quantitative and mixed methods brought to life


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Doing Qualitative Research

Doing Qualitative Research

Characteristics of a Qualitative Researcher

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Books & Reference

Master the research process through gold-standard books and research tools


Take inspiration from candid case studies focused on project design


Video tutorials, expert interviews, and short documentaries on key methods topics 


Downloadable datasets to help master qualitative and quantitative analysis 


Introductory guide to the research process, methods, and innovators

Data Visualization

Learn how to create compelling visualizations to augment reports and presentations

Medicine & Health

Develop research techniques specific to clinical and public health

Doing Research Online

Skill up on digital research techniques with how-to guides and examples


Master research techniques specific to business and data-driven decision making

Diversifying and Decolonizing Research

A transformative collection designed to support research that is critical and inclusive


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Sage Research Method's diversity, equity, and inclusion pledge, and our product priorities in 2023

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