COMM 105: Fundamentals of Communication
|Source Type||Librarian Recommended Resources|
|Scholarly Articles||Choose from databases recommended on the Library Subject Guides
Remember: Use database options to limit your search results to search results to "peer reviewed" or "scholarly"
|eBooks||Benner Library eBooks -- for American Decades , American Eras, and other titles|
|Photographs and graphics|
Steps in the Research Process:
|Define Information Requirements|| Assignments:
|Define Research Topic||Often the hardest part of a research project is choosing a do-able topic. Do initial research to make sure you’ll have enough resources, but not too many. Need help?
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Use "Flower Diagram" to brainstorm narrower aspects of your topic.
Use Process Check#2 to see if there are enough resources to make your topic do-able.
|Locate and Retrieve Relevant Information||Recommended databases for:
|Evaluate Information||Evaluation criteria: for webpages | for articles|
|Organize and Synthesize Information||Annotated Bibliography—instructions used by some instructors|
|Communicate Results Using Ethical Practices||APA Citations|
Last updated September 4, 2014 by Jasmine Cieszynski, Instructional Services Librarian.