Like the other concepts discussed in this LibGuide, problem statements go by other names, such as "research questions" or "hypotheses."
Many of the books to the left on survey writing, and many of the books in the Quantitative Research section of the Books on Educational Research Methodology, provide ideas and guidelines for creating problem statements, research questions, or hypotheses. Below is a list of some external web-based resources that might also help you get the creative quantitative research ideas flowing:
As with the problem statements (see box above), many of the books listed on the Books on Educational Research Methodology page also discuss how and why to conduct a lit review, as well as how to write the literature search up for your own paper when your research project is complete. Other books the library has specifically on this topic are:
Call number: Q180.55.E9 P36 2013
Call number: H61.8 .G34 2013
More resources on conducting searches of the literature, and how to write up your literature review based on your own project's focus, can be found at the following external websites.