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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.


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