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Specialist research resources

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The essentials: Using specialist research resources

Resources in this area are useful for anyone wishing to undertake in-depth research which may involve: identifying and using different research methods; finding funding; building research networks both internally and externally; evaluating the quality of journals; locating published working and conference papers; finding Cranfield publications; keeping up to date with the latest articles in your field; disseminating your research.

Research methods

Use SAGE Research Methods to discover different areas and techniques in research to decide on the most appropriate data collection methods for your research. 

Journal rankings

Journal Citation Reports allows you to rank journals in your subject area to ascertain their quality.

Networking and finding collaborators

Essential Science Indicators shows who are working in your subject field across the world and identifies key institutions and authors.

Working papers, conference papers and so much more

Social Sciences Research Network publishes working papers, conference papers and published journal articles from many of the top business schools across the globe.

Funding opportunities

Research Professional shows the latest funding opportunities and searches can be set up to push information to you.

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