Qualitative research can be challenging to find as these methodologies are not always well-indexed in bibliographic databases. This help guide will provide some tips and information to guide you in your search for qualitative research articles through databases.
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Qualitative Research Journal Suggestions
- Forum : Qualitative Social Research
- International journal of qualitative methods
- International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being
- Qualitative health research
- Qualitative inquiry
- The Qualitative Report
- Qualitative social work
- Qualitative Sociology
Qualitative research is found also in journals that include both quantitative and qualitative studies (Eg. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, The British Journal of Criminology, Deviant Behaviour, Gender & Society, etc).
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