Dissertation Guides

The following dissertation guidebooks will walk you through the research process, from choosing your research question to publishing.

Qualitative Dissertations
Completing your qualitative dissertation, book cover Completing Your Qualitative Dissertation: A Road Map from Beginning to End
Published: 2016
Authors: Bloomberg, Linda Dale; & Volpe, Marie, 
Discipline Specific
Book Jacket Completing a Professional Practice Dissertation: A Guide for Doctoral Students and Faculty
Published: 2010
Authors: Willis, Jerry; Valenti, Ron; & Freitas, Deborah L. Inman
Dissertations and theses from start to finish, book cover Dissertations and Theses from Start to Finish: Psychology and Related Fields
Published: 2006
Authors: Cone, John D.; Foster, Sharon L
The Education Dissertation: A Guide for Practitioner Scholars
Published: 2010
Author: Butin, Dan W. (Dan Wernaa)
Book Jacket Writing a Successful Thesis or Dissertation: Tips and Strategies for Students in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Published: 2008
Authors: Lunenburg, Frederick C.; & Irby, Beverly J.

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Browse the dissertation section to discover templates and research guides that walk you through the research process.