Chapter 6 Data Sources from Archives to the Internet
Published: September 2016
Component type: chapter
Published in: Research Methods for Accounting and Finance
Parent DOI: 10.23912/978-1-910158-88-3-3090
This chapter presents two broad approaches to the collection of qualitative data in accounting and finance research: historical research, and research using the internet and social media. It first discusses the importance of archival records as a source of data. Following this the chapter considers oral history techniques as well as visual, cultural and ancient sources. The second part of chapter 6 focuses on how the internet and social media can be used as a research tool to gather data. This is followed by a discussion on the practicalities and ethical considerations of conducting online research.
- Darren Jubb, Heriot-Watt University (Author)
- Lubaina Zakaria, Heriot-Watt University (Author)
- Keith Gori, Heriot-Watt University (Author)
- Rodrigo Perez-Vega, Heriot-Watt University (Author)
For the source title:
- Audrey Paterson, Heriot-Watt University, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9307-5471
- David Leung, Coventry University, UK (Editor)
- William (Bill) Jackson, Heriot-Watt University, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8384-3032
- Robert MacIntosh, Heriot-Watt University, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7333-0201
- Kevin D O'Gorman, Heriot-Watt University, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6239-6619
Jubb, Zakaria, Gori & Perez-Vega, 2016
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