- Blaikie, Norman and Priest, Jan (2019) Designing Social Research: The Logic of Anticipation, 3rd Edition. Cambridge: Polity Press.
- Blaikie, Norman and Priest, Jan (2017) Social Research: Paradigms in Action: 1st Edition. Cambridge: Polity Press.
- Collins, Hilary (2010) Creative Research. The Theory and Practice of Research for the Creative Industries. Lausanne, Switzerland: AVA Books.
- Layder, Derek (2013) Doing Excellent Small-Scale Research. LA, London, New Dehli: Sage
Also literature in connection with carrying out the individual task.