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Qualitative Research Guide

Online and collection-based resources to aid in conducting, finding, using, synthesizing, and teaching qualitative research in the health sciences.

Grounded Theory

Resources for Grounded Theory

Grounded theory is a systematic methodology in the social sciences emphasizing generation of theory from data in the process of conducting research. It is mainly used for qualitative research, but is also applicable to other data (e.g., quantitative data; Glaser, 1967, chapter VIII).