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Case studies


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    • Case studies
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    • Case histories
    • Case reports
    • Histories, Case
    • Reports, Case
    • Studies, Case
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    • found: Work cat.: Flood damage survey and assessment, 2017:back cover (Volume highlights include: Compilation of real world case studies)
    • found: LCSH, Nov. 7, 2017(--Case studies. Use as a form subdivision under names of individual corporate bodies and under classes of persons, ethnic groups, and topical headings for individual or collected case studies. UF Cases, clinical reports, statistics; Clinical reports)
    • found: Reitz, J.M. ODLIS : online dictionary for library and information science, Nov. 8, 2017:case study (In the social and medical sciences, analysis of the behavior of one individual in a population, or a single event in a series, based on close observation over a period of time, often to reveal principles underlying individual behavior or events in general. A case study may be published as an article in a journal, as an essay in a collection, or in book form. In bibliographic databases that permit the user to limit retrieval by type of publication, case studies may be one of the options (example: PsycINFO). Synonymous with case report. Compare with casebook) casebook (A book containing records or descriptions of actual cases that have occurred in a professional discipline (law, medicine, psychology, sociology, social work, counseling, etc.), selected to illustrate important principles and concepts, for the use of students as a textbook and practitioners for reference. Legal casebooks are typically plainly bound. Compare with case study)
    • found: MeSH browser, Nov. 8, 2017:Case Reports (Case Reports. UF Case Histories; Case Studies; Case Study. SN Clinical presentations that may be followed by evaluative studies that eventually lead to a diagnosis. This heading is used as a Publication Type) Organizational Case Studies (Organizational Case Studies. UF Management Case Studies. SN Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations)
    • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 7, 2017:Case study (In the social sciences and life sciences, a case study is a research method involving an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a subject of study (the case), as well as its related contextual conditions. Case studies can be produced by following a formal research method. These case studies are likely to appear in formal research venues, as journals and professional conferences, rather than popular works. The resulting body of 'case study research' has long had a prominent place in many disciplines and professions, ranging from psychology, anthropology, sociology, and political science to education, clinical science, social work, and administrative science. In doing case study research, the "case" being studied may be an individual, organization, event, or action, existing in a specific time and place)
    • found: Merriam-Webster dictionary online, Nov. 7, 2017(case study: an intensive analysis of an individual unit (such as a person or community) stressing developmental factors in relation to environment)
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    • 2017-11-08: new
    • 2018-01-05: revised
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