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Were the methods sound? What motives did the publishers have for making sure their information had reached the public domain? Using web sites By developing these skills early in your work, you will start to think about your own research and any personal bias in your methods and reporting which may be present. The web sites of many universities now carry information about how to use the web carefully and sensibly for your research and it is worth accessing these before you begin your background work.

X The purpose of the research will provide an indicator to the most appropriate methods. X You should think about your personality, strengths and weakness, likes and dislikes when choosing research methods. FURTHER READING Balnaves, M. and Caputi, P. (2001) Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods: An Investigative Approach, London: Sage. R. (2000) Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Bryman, A. (2001) Social Research Methods, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hart, C. (2001) Doing a Literature Search, London: Sage. Spence, G. (2001) A Simple Guide to Internet Research, Harlow: Prentice Hall. 5 How to ChooseYour Participants As you continue planning your research project you need to think about how you’re going to choose your participants. By now you should have decided what type of people you need to contact. For some research projects, there will be only a small number of people within your research population, in which case it might be possible to contact everyone.

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