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Communication Studies

Introduction to Library Research

Basic Reference Resources

REF indicates a print resource located in the Reference stacks on the 1st Floor of the Fogler Library.

Finding Books and Articles

Use the following online catalogs to find books, videos, microforms etc. on your topic:

Selected subject headings:

  • Communication
  • Communication -- Philosophy
  • Communication -- Sex differences
  • Communication in medicine
  • Communication in organizations
  • Communication -- Social aspects
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Nonverbal communication

To find resources relevant to your topic use the following online indexes:

Article Linker - find out how to locate full text articles retrieved from online databases that have this icon

Identifying scholarly journals vs. popular and trade magazines

Selected Online Resources

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RefWorks is a citation management tool that allows you to

  • Create lists of citations of resources from your research.
  • Insert citations in your paper from your lists of citations
  • Create a list of references at the end of your paper

Where to go for assistance

Revised by: Jen Bonnet | Revised: 02/25/2014
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