The research techniques in this section are applicable to a wide range of projects regardless of your topic or the sources you will be using.
- Ten Keys to Good Research: Here are some basics that all baseball researchers should keep in mind, with specific advice on how to do better research. Read it before you start!
- Using Libraries: How to use archives, reference materials, microfilm, interlibrary loan and other services and resources at your local library, nearby university or research libraries and historical societies, or the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library.
- Interviewing Techniques and Guidelines: Advice on making contact, how to be a good interviewer, and how to record your interview.
- Finding and Using Images: Guides you through the process of finding images to accompany an article, selecting the best, and clearing them for publication.
- Researching People and Biographical Data: Guides you through the process of researching people and determining where they were born and died, and when they lived. Using genealogical resources.
- Using SABR: Gives advice on how to get the most of SABR, your fellow researchers, and SABR’s many research committees.
- Using the SABR/Baseball-Reference Encyclopedia: Helps you use the new SABR/Baseball-Reference Encyclopedia as a research tool.