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School of Professional Development: Home

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

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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