In addition to hundreds of new references features new to this edition include: a comprehensive introduction to qualitative methods including a review of existing computer applications for collecting and analyzing data; the latest information about the use of computers and online research techniques, including the use of the Internet to locate actual research instruments and journal articles; updated coverage on new scales, internal and external validity, and new analytic techniques with extensive references on each; abstracts, citations and subject groupings by measurement tool of the last five years of the American Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, and the American Journal of Sociology; extensive coverage of how to prepare manuscripts for publication, including a list of all journals covered by Sociological Abstracts along with the editorial office address and URL for each entry; new coverage of ethical issues; expansion of social indicators to include international coverage; discussion of the importance of policy research with presentation and discussion of specific models as an adjunct to both applied and basic research techniques; and the addition of an index to facilitate the reader's ability to quickly locate a topic.

Sources of Information for Other Fellowships and Grant Opportunities

Sources of Information for Other Fellowships and Grant Opportunities

The following lists contain books and Web sites useful for researchers and students seeking grants and other funding. The lists are representative and contain some of the best resources, but they are by no means exhaustive.

8.11.1 Books

Annual Register for Grant Support 2001: A Directory of Founding Sources (34th ed.). New Providence, NJ: R. R. Bowker, 2001.

Part of the section on educational research is devoted to scholar aid programs (all disciplines). Typical entries include name, address, Web site, phone number of grant-making organization, and description of the aid ...

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