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Case Studies

Case study resources for business, policy, and the sciences available to you through Mason Libraries.

Case Studies- How and where

Mason Subscription Resources-  These are all journals and articles focused on case study research


Writing Case Studies

Writing Guide: Case Studies

From Colorado State University- "This guide examines case studies, a form of qualitative descriptive research that is used to look at individuals, a small group of participants, or a group as a whole. Researchers collect data about participants using participant and direct observations, interviews, protocols, tests, examinations of records, and collections of writing samples. Starting with a definition of the case study, the guide moves to a brief history of this research method. Using several well documented case studies, the guide then looks at applications and methods including data collection and analysis. A discussion of ways to handle validity, reliability"