UT Arlington Library logo  and link to UT Arlington Library homepage

Subject & Course Guides

Research Proposal Guide Bibliography

A Selected List

The University of Texas at Arlington Bibliography Series

John Dillard, Social Work & Social Sciences Librarian,
dillard@uta.edu


The free Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to view and print some of these.

Completing Dissertations in the Behavioral Sciences and Education.
By Thomas J. Long, John J. Convey, and Adele R. Chwalek.
San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 1985.
See "Writing the Proposal" on pages 67-110.
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - LB 2369 .L65 1985

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Designing Clinical Research, 3rd edition.
By Stephen B. Hulley and others.
Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2007.
See the chapter called: "Writing and funding a research proposal."
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - R 853 .C55 D47 2007

Is this paper book checked in at the UT Arlington Library?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Developing Effective Research Proposals.
By Keith F. Punch.
London, England; Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2000.
See: Chapter 2. The Proposal.
OnLine in the netLibrary Collection
Link to the UT Arlington Library's record for this ebook.
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
The Dissertation Journey: A Practical and Comprehensive Guide to Planning, Writing, and Defending Your Dissertation.
By Carol M. Roberts.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2004.
See Chapter 14. "Holding the Proposal Meeting."
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - LB 1742 .R63 2004

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Dissertation Proposal Guidebook: How to Prepare a Research Proposal and Get It Accepted.
By David C. Gardner and Grace Joely Beatty.
Springfield, IL: Thomas, 1980.
See pages 5-86.
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - LB 2369 .G26

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Doing Dissertations in Politics: A Student Guide.
By David M. Silbergh.
London, England; New York, NY: Routledge, 2001.
See: Chapter 3. "Defining the Problem: the Research Proposal."
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - JA 86 .S55 2001

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Guide to the Successful Thesis and Dissertation: A Handbook for Students and Faculty, 5th edition.
By James E. Mauch and Namgi Park.
New York, NY: M. Dekker, 2003.
See chapters called: "Developing the Proposal" and "Preparation of the Proposal."
OnLine in the netLibrary Collection
Link to the UT Arlington Library's record for this ebook.
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Guide to Writing Empirical Papers, Theses, and Dissertations.
By G. David Garson.
New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, 2002.
See section called: "Proposal Meeting" on pages 294-296.
UT Arlington - Central Library, Floor 2: Reference (non-circulating)
- - LB 2369 .G27 2002

Also OnLine in the netLibrary Collection
Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Guidelines for Preparing the Research Proposal.
By John H. Behling.
Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1984.
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - H 62 .B3634 1984

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
How to Do Your Dissertation in Geography and Related Disciplines, 2nd edition.
By Tony Parsons and Peter G. Knight.
London, England; New York, NY: Routledge, 2005.
See pages 53-56.
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - LB 2369 .P36 2005

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
How to Prepare a Research Proposal: Guidelines for Funding and Dissertations in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 3rd edition.
By David R. Krathwohl.
Syracuse, NY: Distributed by Syracuse University Press, 1988.
See pages 12-50.
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - HG 177 .K73 1988

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
The Portable Dissertation Advisor.
By Miles Taft Bryant.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2004.
See: Chapter 2 called: "Outline of a Proposal" on pages 35-60.
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - LB 1742 .B79 2004

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, 3rd edition.
By Ronet Bachman and Russell K. Schutt.
Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications, ©2007.
See sections called: "Developing a Research Proposal."
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - HV 6024.5 .B33 2007

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2nd edition.
By Ronet Bachman and Russell K. Schutt.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press, 2003.
See chapter called: "Developing a Research Proposal."
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - HV 6024.5 .B33 2003

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Proposals that Work: A Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals, 4th edition.
By Lawrence F. Locke, Waneen Wyrick Spirduso, and Stephen J. Silverman.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2000.
See Part I called: "Writing the Proposal."
UT Arlington - Science & Engineering Library: Books
- - Q 180.55 .P7 L63 2000

Also OnLine in the netLibrary Collection
Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Qualitative Research Proposals and Reports: A Guide, 3rd edition.
By Patricia L. Munhall and Ronald Chenail.
Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 2008.
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - RT 81.5 .M854 2008

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches, 2nd edition.
By David E. McNabb.
Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, ©2008.
See chapter called: "Putting together a research proposal."
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - JF 1338 .A2 M38 2008

Is this paper book checked in at the UT Arlington Library?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Secrets for a Successful Dissertation.
By Jacqueline Fitzpatrick, Jan Secrist, and Debra J. Wright.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1998.
See chapter called: "Writing the Proposal."
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - LB 2369 .F547 1998

Also OnLine in the netLibrary Collection
Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Stages of Social Research.
By David Caplovitz.
New York, NY: Wiley, 1983.
See Part 1: "Proposal Writing."
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - HM 48 .C36 1983

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Successful Dissertations and Theses: A Guide to Graduate Student Research from Proposal to Completion, 2nd edition.
By David Madsen.
San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 1992.
See the chapter called: "Preparing the Research Proposal."
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - LB 2369 .M32 1992

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Surviving Your Dissertation: A Comprehensive Guide to Content and Process, 2nd edition.
By Kjell Erik Rudestam and Rae R. Newton.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2001.
See info about proposal writing on pages 4-6, 20, 43-45, 55-57, and 88-89.
OnLine in the netLibrary Collection
Link to the UT Arlington Library's record for this ebook.
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Surviving Your Thesis.
Edited by Suzan Burton and Peter Steane.
London, England; New York, NY: Routledge, 2004.
See Chapter 4: "Developing a research proposal."
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - LB 2369 .S89 2004

Also, OnLine in the netLibrary Collection
Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Theses and Dissertations: A Guide to Planning, Research, and Writing.
By Robert Murray Thomas and Dale L. Brubaker.
Westport, CN: Bergin & Garvey, 2000.
See pages 7-88.
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - LB 2369 .T458 2000

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Up Close and Personal: The Teaching and Learning of Narrative Research.
Edited by Ruthellen Josselson, Amia Lieblich, and Dan P. McAdams.
Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2003.
See chapter called: "Framework for narrative research proposals in psychology."
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - PN 212 .U68 2002

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Writing and Publishing Your Thesis, Dissertation, and Research: A Guide for Students in the Helping Professions.
By P. Paul Heppner and Mary J. Heppner.
Belmont, CA: Thomson/Brooks/Cole, 2004.
See: Chapters 3-7 on pages 38-178.
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - LB 2369 .H46 2004

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Writing the Qualitative Dissertation: Understanding by Doing.
By Judith M. Meloy.
Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1994.
See chapter 3 called: "Understanding by Proposing: Preparing and Defending the Proposal/Prospectus."
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - LB 2369 .M38 1994

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)
Your Undergraduate Dissertation: The Essential Guide for Success.
By Nicholas Walliman.
London, England; Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2004.
See chapter 6 called: "How Do I Write a Proposal?" on pages 68-77.
UT Arlington - Central Library (Call Nos. A-L 4th Floor; P-Z 5th Floor)
- - LB 2369 .W35 2004

Is this book checked in at UT Arlington?
Do other libraries have this book? (Enter a ZIP CODE for libraries that own this book)


Top of page

Prepared by:
John Dillard, Social Work & Social Sciences Librarian
dillard@uta.edu

Library Home | University Home

UT Arlington Library Online
Send comments to: libraryweb@uta.edu

Box 19497 - University of Texas at Arlington - Arlington, Texas - 76019 - (817) 272-3000
Last modified: 2016 January 6
Copyright © UT Arlington Library
Valid HTML 4.01! Valid CSS