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Human Services Research Basics

Learn tools and tips for conducting research in the social sciences

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Welcome & Technical Issues

Welcome to Research Basics for Human Services.

This guide is designed to help you navigate through the research process. You'll learn about resources, like books, eBooks, article databases, and credible Web sites, that you'll need to complete your research assignments with confidence.

A Few Technical Notes:

On your computer you need to:

Disable pop-up blockers

Here are some useful instructions from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Download Adobe Flash Player

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Download Acrobat Reader

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