Simplify your research!  Plan your research project with the help of SAGE Research Methods.

With SAGE Research Methods, faculty, students, and researchers can:

  • Learn how to design a research project
  • Discover new methods to use in your research with the Methods Map
  • Read over 175,000 pages of SAGE's renowned research methods content from leading global authors
  • Browse content from over 720 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks
  • Share content with colleagues and research partners using Methods Lists
  • Explore related online journal content with the SAGE Journals widget
  • Watch a video that answers key questions about research methods


Click here to recommend SAGE Research Methods to your library.

Watch a video tutorial to learn more about how to use the tools on SAGE Research Methods in your research.

Academic Researchers

Find content related to your area of research to help you refine your research methods. Try searching your preferred method in the Methods Map.


Design your research project and collect and analyze your data by using Search or the Methods Map to navigate our research methods material.

Teachers and Lecturers

Create a Methods List of the content you recommend for your research methods course and share it quickly and easily with your students online.

Library Administrators

Support methods queries from your patrons, and use our admin tool to upload your library logo and retrieve MARC Records and COUNTER reports.

About SAGE

SAGE is recognized worldwide as the leading publisher in research methods and has been supporting researchers for more than forty years with a collection of more than 1,200 books, journals and reference works in the field.

Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. An independent company, SAGE has principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC.

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