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COM207: Introduction to Communication Inquiry (Deiss)

This guide was designed to support students enrolled in COM207, however, others researching communication might also find the content useful.

Session objectives

The objectives of this library instruction are practical and assignment driven. By the end of this session you will be able to:

 

  1. Compare Google & library database searches
  2. Critically research a communication topic

Welcome to the COM207 library guide

This guide was designed to support students enrolled in COM207, however, others researching communication might also find the content useful.  Here is the basic format:  

  • Find Scholarly (Academic) Journal Articles -- Begin here.  This tab will provide information to explain what scholarly journal articles are and how to access them through the GCC Library.
  • Find Open Web Sources Using Google Search Tips -- This tab will provide information on more effective Google searching.  
  • Find Help from a Librarian -- This tab will provide information about available research assistance. 
  • Find Citation Assistance -- This tab will provide information to explain the basics of APA citation style and how to access useful citation information and tools. 

 

Image: Privett, Briana, "Communication," Flickr Creative Commons, 2/24/2007.

Image: Privett, Briana, "Communication," Flickr Creative Commons, 24 Feb. 2007.