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How to Deal with Data

This is a companion guide to the Library 101: How to Deal with Data workshop.

Qualitative & Quantitative Basics

Research Planning & More Resources

Below you will find a number of helpful tools for research planning, determining types of data, and analysis.

Research Planning Questions

Determine what you want to learn and define your topic. This will determine your variables.

Who/What/Where are the variables in your topic?

What is your time frame? 

Your time frame will determine the type of study.

Longitudinal or Cross-Sectional

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Sara Maeve Whisnant
Research & Instruction Services
Sherrod Library