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Rhode Island School of Design

Art & Design Research Skills: Practice

Research skills for advanced studio practice

Skills to bring to one's everyday practice

• Trace one’s artistic and cultural influences

• Identify experts and publications in one’s field

• Get to know organizations, research centers, think tanks and institutes relevant to one’s field

• Access people and information for professional needs

• Set up a system to stay aware of significant developments in one's profession

• Archive information so that it will survive outdated access technologies

• Create a system to organize professional work and related documentation