Researchers collect data in a number of ways often using methods specific to their discipline, this can include using:
Forms (online or print)
Interviews & focus groups
Instruments (e.g. spectrometers, MRI scanners, seismometers, etc.)
To see how data collection fits into the full research data management (RDM) lifecycle use the What is RDM tab above.
Selected resources from our collection for learning research methods by discipline include: