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Communication Studies


What's in this Guide:

Get Started: Start with reference sources for background research on a topic.

Find Articles: Search the library's databases for scholarly articles.

Open Scholarly Sources: Find links to scholarly material from professional associations and more.

Search Tips: Learn tips and tricks for searching academic databases.

Cite Sources: Get help on how to cite your sources correctly.

Why Use Reference Materials?

Reference Sources:

  • Provide background info/brief overviews on a subject
  • Provide key terms, persons, etc. to add to database searches
  • Lead to more useful sources
  • Help you narrow down your topic

Reference Librarian

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Jillian Collier
Library Office #111

Reference Librarian

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Betsy Byrd
Library Office #108