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Journalism - Doctoral Research : Methodology

Step-by-steps, resources, and tips for completing your thesis or dissertation. Also helpful for those wanting general journalism research process information.

eBooks: Communication & Social Sciences Research Methods

Contact Us

Email us at

Library: 573-882-7502

Vera Elwood
Head, Journalism Library
103A Reynolds Journalism Institute
Phone: 573-882-6591

Sandy Schiefer
Journalism Librarian
103B Reynolds Journalism Institute
Phone: 573-882-0660

Data Sets & Survey Instruments

Data sets for Quantitative Research - created by Government Data & Document Librarians

Suggestions for Accessing Healthcare Data from the Association for Healthcare Journalists

Pew Research Data Sets for Journalism

Global Investigative Journalism Network Data Journalism Resources

Data Driven Journalism Resources from the European Journalism Centre

ProPublica Data Store - Some free and some for a fee.

MU Libraries Statistics and Data Sets Research Guide for Graduate Students

Survey Instruments

Qualtrics -  begin setting up your account. You will login using your University of Missouri credentials (username and Password)