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Data Collection: Problems with Using Secondary Sources

Research Data Collection

In research secondary sources of data collection and information are as important as primary sources. There are several reasons for that, in many cases primary data is not available and therefore the researcher uses secondary sources. In other researches the researcher knows that the secondary sources are as much reliable as primary sources and therefore he uses secondary sources. Secondary …

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Types of Secondary Data

Secondary data in research consists of several sources. Sometimes primary data cannot be obtained or it becomes difficult to obtain primary data, in such cases the researcher is bound to use secondary data. The reliability, authenticity and generalizability of secondary data is less as compared to primary data as it has been already manipulated and used by other people. Obtaining …

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