Welcome to your CMJ 202 research guide! I'm Jen Bonnet, your CMJ librarian.
Dr. Lily Herakova and I have created this resource to serve as a companion to your course. Throughout this guide, you'll find suggestions for successfully completing assignments, as well as tips and strategies for ways to research topics of interest.
Want help? Don't hesitate to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below are some tips for getting started in this course.
1. Check out A First Look at Communication Theory, which provides background information on communication theories and their development.
2. Watch the National Communication Association's Concepts in Communication video series to get a good grounding in hot topics in the field of Communication Studies.
4. You will be reading several chapters from Casing Communication Theory. Find a copy on reserve at the Fogler Library main Circulation desk! You can check out books on reserve for up to four hours at a time.
Here are some places to get started with your research.
First, you can use the Fogler database menu to identify online databases where you might find research that addresses your theory. Several databases that are a good place to find relevant articles are:
Use the following online catalogs to find books (or videos, microforms, etc.) on your topic:
Strategically navigate Google to find relevant information on your topic!
There are many ways to hack Google, in order to conduct more complex searches and focus your results. In the above example:
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