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Professional Development for State Employees

Introduction

These pages offer an introduction to the research process at a very general level and features library and web resources that can help develop your strategy.

The following steps outline a typical and effective research strategy: 

Navigate the research process further by clicking the links above or by selecting the desired pages to the left by hovering over "Research Process."

Researcher's Bootcamp Training Archive by Reference Services

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Delve into the world of research with the Researcher's Bootcamp. In these sessions you will learn how to create a search string, use reliable research resources, find law and legislation, and use reference managers to keep your research organized. The session order is as follows:

1. Conducting Internet Research Part 1

2. Conducting Internet Research Part 2

3. Finding Laws and Legislation

4. Reference Managers