Some helpful resources in the PTS library for writing theses and dissertations:
Creswell, John W. Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches. 4th ed. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, 2014. 300.72 C865r 2014
Herr, Kathryn. The Action Research Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty. Thousand Oaks, Calif: SAGE Publications, 2005. 300.72 H4332a 2005
Klenke, Karin. Qualitative Research in the Study of Leadership. Bingley: United Kingdom: Emerald Group, 2008. 658.4092 K677q 2008
Madsen, David. Successful Dissertations and Theses: A Guide to Graduate Student Research from Proposal to Completion. 2nd edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1992. 808.02 M183s2
Maxwell, Joseph Alex. A Realist Approach for Qualitative Research. Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage Publications, 2012. 001.42 M4512r 2012
Sensing, Tim. Qualitative Research: A Multi-Methods Approach to Projects for Doctor of Ministry Theses. Eugene, Or: Wipf & Stock, 2011. 207.32 S4785q 2011
Hesse-Biber, Sharlene Nagy. The Practice of Qualitative Research. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Sage, 2011. 300.72 H4637p 2011.
Richards, Lyn. Readme First for a User’s Guide to Qualitative Methods. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks Calif: Sage Publications, 2007. 001.42 R3922r 2007.