This new resource contains books, encyclopedias and dictionaries and customized project planners to help with your research methods questions: how do I do a literature review?
Another type of review is the systematic review
One resource for this type of research is The Campbell Collaboration which presents evidence-based studies for a variety of social issues.
Say you have a topic of interest like one of the examples below:
Start by writing a question or statement that describes your topic. For example:
At the same time, collect some background information to set up the scope, or limits of your thesis statement. Here are some suggested resources:
How do I choose a research topic?
How do I develop a research question?
How do I choose keywords for my search?
How do I find peer-reviewed articles?
SAGE provides a research guide to help you in your exploration of research methods in the social sciences. In this guide are tips to find resources on the SAGE Research Methods platform. It will also guide you in finding the best literature to enable you to choose a methodology and launch into your research project.