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Doing Global Research: Conducting Research

Qualitative Research

Guide to Qualitative Research includes references to textbooks, experts, tips, software, and tools for collecting, managing, and analyzing non-numerical data (e.g. text, audio, video, or pictures), as well as a section on the following methods:

Oral History

Dissertations & Theses

Use the following tools to explore academic theses and dissertations, which always include useful bibliographies of primary and secondary sources.

Archival research

The archivists and librarians of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library curate collections in the following areas of focus:

Use this portal to search and explore detailed inventories of 4,176 collections of primary sources and other unique, original, or rare materials held at the Rubenstein Library. Materials include manuscripts, letters, organizational records, photographs, audio visual recordings, oral histories, objects, zines, and digital materials.