Using Online Social Science Research Methods

Shifting your research online due to COVID-19?

Felipe Filomeno, Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Studies and member of the Center for Social Science Scholarship Advisory Board, discusses resources available to social science researchers who are looking to move their interviews, focus groups, and surveys to online platforms:


Research resources

Updated guidance from the UMBC Office of Research Protections and Compliance

Virtual research resources from the UMBC Library

  • The UMBC Library is providing virtual research assistance during the COVID-19 situation. The library building is physically closed, and USMAI borrowing and Interlibrary Loan are not operating. However, there is online library support
  • Go here for information about library services currently available. Reference staff are available in chat from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Look for the “Ask a Librarian” box at the edges of the library homepage. Questions asked before or after chat hours will be answered by email. Online research appointments can also be scheduled.