Leeds University Library

IRP Reading List (generic)

Independent Research Project, 2017/18, Semester 1, 2
Dr Kara McKechnie
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Reading List PECI 3700 Independent Research Project 2016/17

NB (1): for a more detailed list and other useful resources, please access The Final Chapter, the University’s central resource for IRP/ Dissertation students: https://library.leeds.ac.uk/tutorials/thefinalchapter/

NB (2): This is a list which focuses on the ‘how to’ aspect of the IRP. Every student will obviously develop their own specialist bibliography for their project, supported by their supervisors.

Allen, D. 2011. Getting things done : how to achieve stress-free productivity. London: Piatkus. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b2909966

Biggam, J. 2015. Succeeding with your master’s dissertation: a step- by- step handbook. 3rd ed. Maidenhead: OUP. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3460947~S5

Cottrell, S. 2011. Critical thinking skills: developing effective analysis and argument. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3170789

Cottrell, S. 2013. The study skills handbook. 4 th ed. Palgrave: Hampshire http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3277170~S5

Creswell, J. 2014. Research design : qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method approaches. 4 th ed. Los Angeles, Calif; London: Sage. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3338122~S5

Fink, A. 2013. Conducting research literature reviews : from the internet to paper. 4 th ed. Los Angeles: SAGE. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3423883~S5

Gillet, A., A. Hammond AND M. Martala. 2009. Successful academic writing. Harlow: Pearson Longman. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3147561

Greetham, B. 2014. How to write your undergraduate dissertation. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3455312~S5

Rudestam, K. E and Newton, R.R. 2015. Surviving your dissertation: a comprehensive guide to content and process. 4 th ed. London : SAGE. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3460950~S5

Jesson, J., L. Matheson and F.M. Lacey. 2011. Doing your literature review : traditional and systematic techniques. London: SAGE. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3156400

Koshy, V. 2010. Action research for improving educational practice : a step-by-step guide. 2 nd ed. London: SAGE. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3229362

Machi, L.A. AND B.T. Mcevoy. 2012. The literature review: six steps to success. 2 nd ed. London: Corwin. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3442240~S5

Murray, R. AND S. Moore. 2006. The handbook of academic writing : a fresh approach. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill/Open University Press. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b2866183

Ridley, D. 2008. The literature review: A step-by-step guide for students. London: SAGE. http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b2897301

This list was last updated on 29/07/2016