Many of you will be familiar with the book Real World Research by Robson. The blurb says :
Real World Research provides a clear route-map of the various steps needed to carry out a piece of applied research to a high professional standard. It is accessible to those without a social science background while providing rigorous and fully up-to-date coverage of contemporary issues and debates. It brings together materials and approaches from different social science disciplines, seeing value in both quantitative and qualitative approaches, as well as their combination in mixed-method designs.And now you can access this essential book online, as well as the print copies in the Library.
For access, both on and off campus, follow the link below, or use the View It tab in SOLAR :
You might also want to see the Student Companion Site for this book, which gives additional resources and reading, and is available free : http://bcs.wiley.com/he-bcs/Books?action=index&bcsId=6313&itemId=1405182407