My Beginner’s Guide to Finding User Needs is online.
The text is aimed at students and professionals who want to learn about qualitative user research. It is written in a hands-on manner and the described methods factor in that you might neither have a big team nor a big budget.
If you want to suggest improvements, you can write me (dittrich.c.jan AT gmail.com) or file an issue on github.
Update: 2.11.'14: Tippo