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COMM101: Oral Rhetoric

Class research guide for COMM101, curated by your liaison librarian

Liaison Librarian

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Sarah McClure Kolk
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Getting Started with Research for COMM101

Resources for Background Info

In some subject areas, there are scholarly, well-known reference sources you could use for research, such as:

Also check out the recommended print and online reference sources in the library's subject guide(s) related to your topic. 

Tips for finding background info on the web:

  • If you do use Wikipedia as a starting point, check the references and only use those that are credible and authoritative.
  • Look for a major (and unbiased) organization, association, or governmental website related to your topic.

Recommended Databases for Articles

Resources for News Evaluation

Resources for Statistics