Want more? Further reading.
Blaxter, Lorraine, Christina Hughes, and Malcolm Tight, How to Research, 3rd ed. (Maidenhead: Open UP, 2006), Ch 1 and Ch 2.
Bryman, Alan, ‘The Nature and Process of Social Research’, Social Research Methods, 4th ed. (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2012), 3-18.
Cullen, Jim, Essaying the Past: How to Read, Write and Think About History (Hoboken: John Wiley, 2012).
Flick, Uwe. ‘From Research Idea to Research Question’, Introducing Research Methodology: A Beginner’s Guide to Doing a Research Project (London: Sage, 2011), 18-31.
Holly, Michael Ann, and Marquard Smith, ed., What is Research in the Visual Arts? Obsession, Archive, Encounter (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2008).
Penslar, Robin Levin, ed., ‘Cases in the Humanities: History’, Research Ethics: Cases and Materials (Indianapolis: Indiana UP, 1995), 147-59.