Research is the skill for looking up information on the mesh: searching, sifting, mining, and interpreting data. This includes knowing where to look, what links to follow, and how to optimize your queries.
Use the Research skill whenever you need to look up the answer to a question, find databases, search archives, or track down anything online. Research is typically a Task Action with the timeframe and difficulty modifier determined by the gamemaster. See Online Research, p. 249.
Example (optional) specializations include Tracking, by information type.