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Research Methodologies Guide

A collection of resources describing research methods in the social sciences and the humanities


Ethnography is defined by the Ethnographic Research Center as 

"the study of people in their own environment through the use of methods such as participant observation and face-to-face interviewing."

Historically, this type of research has often been employed in the field of Anthropology, but it can be utilized effectively for other types of studies as well. 

For more information about ethnography, review the resources below:

Where to Start

Below, a few tools and online guides that can help you start your Ethnographic Research are listed. These include free online resources and resources available only through ISU Library. 

Online Resources