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Public Speaking (COM 1100)

Library Session, 2/23/2018

Warm-Up Poll

In-Class Activity

The Web vs. Library Databases – A comparison 
A guide to understanding and evaluating the difference between scholarly and non-scholarly resources

Welcome to your resource guide!

This site is custom-made for your course and includes a range of selected research resources that can help you educate yourself on your topic. Since everyone has a different topic, I have selected general resources. Please contact me if you aren't finding what you're looking for, if you would like individualized guidance for using the search tools, or if you have other questions.

 Finding Information on Your Topic

  Falvey Memorial Library Combined Search

  CQ Researcher (CQ Press)

  Project Muse

  Gale Virtual Reference Library

  Scopus (Elsevier)

  ProQuest Central

 News and Opinion Resources

  Opposing Viewpoints Resources in Context (Gale)

  ProQuest Newsstream

  Lexis Nexis Academic

  Alternative Press Index (EBSCO)

  Columbia International Affairs Online - CIAO (Columbia University Press)

 Polling/Public Opinion Resources

  Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

  Polling the Nations

  Quinnipiac University Poll

  Gallup Polling

  Accessing Resources

Full Text Articles

There are many ways to find out if Falvey has the full text of an article when you have the article citation. Check out the Finding Full Text guide for more information.

Interlibrary Loan

Articles and books that are not owned by the library can be easily borrowed through our interlibrary loan system ILLiad is best for requesting articles, and E-Z Borrow is the preferred method for requesting books that are available in that system.

Finding & Citing Images

APA Citation 

dbishov Deborah Bishov
Social Sciences & Instructional Design Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 225

Deborah Bishov is the subject librarian for Communication and is available for research consultations, instruction, curricular support & purchase requests.




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