The Association for Research in the Voluntary and Community Sector (ARVAC) have made avaialble an online toolkit for community research:
This toolkit aims to:
- Show your community group it is possible to do research yourself, even with limited time and resources
- Provide an overview of the research process, from asking the right questions to presenting your findings
- Help your group plan a well-designed piece of research
- Introduce basic research theory, methods and techniques.
The ARVAC website has links to presentations about community participation