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Communication (COMM) 359 [Sweet]: Get Started

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Explore the Guide to COMM 359

The Communication 359 guide includes information that will help you succeed this semester.

Learn how to:

  • Locate articles from citations
    • Learn step-by-step instructions for locating the full-text of articles from citations using:
      • The U of I Library's catalog and Google Scholar
  • Conduct a literature search
    • Explore the top library databases in Communication Studies
    • Learn how to find literature related to your topic
  • Identify and evaluate sources
    • Learn how to identify empirical articles and scholarly journals
    • Evaluate and analyze your sources using the RADAR approach 
  • Cite sources
    • Review APA citations and style guidelines

Need Help?

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Jylisa Doney
Social Sciences Librarian

Email me to schedule a meeting or contact the Reference Desk for assistance!