Tag: Research Tools

Research Tools and Techniques: Refining Your Online and Offline Searches, 1-day course in Washington, DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Research Tools and Techniques: Refining Your Online and Offline Searches, 1-day course in Washington, DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Research Tools and Techniques: Refining Your Online and Offline Searches What to do when you’re told, “Find out about this!” photo credit: MSVG This course helps anyone responsible for research at any Washington-area organization, whether an agency, association, business, elected official or nonprofit. It is designed for anyone who wants to improve their online and […]

Are your research skills up-to-date and adding value?

Are your research skills up-to-date and adding value?

In a presentation at the recent ACC Annual Meeting, Google’s General Counsel Kent Walker relayed this startling piece of information: in the entire history of humankind, until 2003, man had created a total of 5 exabytes of information. Today, we create 5 exabytes of information every two days. And the pace of information creation is […]

Tips for Conducting Advocacy, Issue and Legislative Research

Tips for Conducting Advocacy, Issue and Legislative Research

The way in which you conduct research as part of your efforts to lobby for a particular issue can have an important effect on the outcome of that issue. Extreme care must be exercised when preparing any research that will be utilized. photo credit: AlexYo1968 First, double-check and verify everything. This includes the names of […]