Sources of Data

Using Government Records for Research

Government records are very useful secondary source in the research. They provide large data that is otherwise cumbersome for the researcher to collect. Each of the government department collect data through census or other research that is often available for the researchers. For example, government departments like housing, social security, electoral statistics, tax records etc provide detailed statistics to the …

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Achieving Corroboration in Qualitative Research

The aim behind corroboration in qualitative research is to enhance validity, reliability, authenticity, replicability, and accuracy of the research. The researcher uses several tools to achieve corroboration and to reduce faulty observations, biased analysis, and inaccurate conclusions. Corroboration is necessary to maintain standards in conducting surveys, data analysis, and interpretation. The chances of bias and error is higher in survey …

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Where to Find Information for your Research?

We are living in an information age today you can find information for your research topic anywhere and everywhere. The limits have become limitless especially because of the availability of the online resources. Hundreds and thousands of new websites, web pages, books and other print materials are published daily. In today’s information age finding information is not impossible. Device a …

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Sources of Information for Research Paper

The sources of information for research paper can be divided into many different ways. You can divide it on the basis of where to find the information, how to find the information and what kind of information to seek. Here we will look at where to find the information for a research paper. Finding information for your research paper will …

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Administering the Survey in Research

Researchers uses different methods for administering the survey in research. They can administer the survey in a structured manner or a non-structured manner. In the survey, you do not have the opportunity to ask face-to-face questions from your audience. This makes you dependent on the filled out questionnaire forms that your respondent will return. A well-planned survey provides you with all the …

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Primary and Secondary Data in Research

Research Data

Primary and Secondary Data Primary and secondary data are the two most prominent forms of data available for research studies. In some research, the researchers might use territory data but the reliability and validity of research decrease with the use of lesser authentic data. Data can be defined as the quantitative or qualitative values of a variable. Data is plural of Datum which …

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