Books on research methodology : 001.45 and 300.7...
Books on research methodology in politics: 320.072
Key texts are often kept in Academic Reserves
Some key methodology books in print in the UKZN libraries are:
Undertake a preliminary literature review and draw up a research proposal for your supervisor. Check whether ethical clearance is needed
Click on the Theses and dissertations tab above for a useful list of theses databases. Below is the link to ResearchSpace, the UKZN online thesis site.
These are books that are not loanable and may only be used in the library, for example, encyclopaedias and dictionaries. They are identified by the letter 'R' preceding the Dewey number on the spine.
All ethical clearance applications are now to be done online via RIG: https://rig.ukzn.ac.za.
All postgrads are automatically registered on RIG (Research Information Gateway) and you login with your UKZN login details. At the next page, top right, click on the arrow next to 'add new content' and then ethical applications.