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Qualitative and Quantitative Research in COM (4001/4002)


Background Information

 Reference Resources

  Communication Handbooks

  Encyclopedia of Communication and Information

  Encyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications

  Encyclopedia of Communication Theory

  Encyclopedia of Political Communication

  Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media


Finding Scholarly Literature

 Search Engines for Books

 Databases for Finding Articles

  Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)

  Communication Abstracts (EBSCO)

  Film & Television Literature Index (EBSCO)

  ComAbstracts (CIOS)

  ComIndex (CIOS)


Accessing Library Materials

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.

Books

To search Falvey’s book collection, go to the Search Tab.  Use the drop-down menu to search by the title or author of the book you are looking for.

Interlibrary Loan

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


Citing in APA Style

  • If you find the Publication Manual confusing, try the APA Online Tutorial.  This video guide is clear and easy to watch.  It gives a thorough overview of how to format your paper and cite your sources.

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