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Qualitative Research and Methodology: Home


This research guide is here to support students at the School of Visual Arts in developing qualitative research methods. It consists of resources from across the library collections, including research databases, ebooks, books, articles, and streaming videos. This is just a selection of the resources that the library has available for you. If you're ever wondering where to start - or how to continue - your research, the SVA librarians are here to help! Contact us here.

Article & Ebook Databases

The following databases contain both scholarly articles and ebooks that may be useful for your research. You can find a short description of each database below.

Research Guides

The SVA library has a number of additional related guides that may support you in your research:

Click here for the full list of research guides.


This is just a selection of ebooks that can be found in Ebook Central Academic Complete. Just log in with your SVA credentials to begin searching your topic!

Writing Resource Center

Books on the Shelves

Find the following books on the shelves at the Main Library and Library West. Or try your own search in the the library catalog here.

Streaming Videos

Yale School of Medicine

In 2019, the Yale School of Medicine published The Fundamentals of Qualitative Research Methods, a series of six video modules led by Dr. Leslie Curry, PhD, MPS. Click here to for the full playlist on YouTube.


Here are some examples or articles that can be found in the library's online article databases mentioned in the "Article & Ebook databases" above.