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School of Professional Development

This guide is designed to help students in the School of Professional Development with their research.

Off-Campus Access

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Circulation Services for Distance Learners

School of Professional Development


Elizabeth Trapasso
Melville Library

Stony Brook University

Room C2633

Phone: 631-632-9013
Website / Blog Page

Where To Start?

The purpose of this guide is to help students find appropriate materials for doing graduate level research.

Use the left-side navigation tabs to learn more:

  • Find Articles - Find scholarly, academic, peer-reviewed, popular, and news articles on your research topic.
  • Find Books - Find print and eBooks related to your topic.
  • Where Can I Find...? Where to look for the type of information you need.
  • What Do I Do When...? Ways to resolve various search problems.
  • Research Tutorials - Interactive and video tutorials to help you with your research.
  • Citation/Plagiarism - Find out about tools and sites that offer help with handling citation.
  • Educational Leadership Program - Provides a list of recommended databases for doing research in educational leadership.
  • Higher Education Administration - Provides a list of selected eJournals titles relevant to the Higher Education Administration (HEA) program. You can also search for a specific journal title.
  • Human Resources - Provides a list of selected eJournals titles and databases relevant to the Human Resources program. You can also search for addtional titles.
  • Recorded Sessions - Provides links to SPD/HEA recorded workshop sessions.

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