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Communication Research: COMM 104 Library Session

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Informative Speech #1 Assignment

  1. In 1-2 sentences, describe what you are researching.
  2. Brainstorm search terms that could help you find useful information. List 3-5 words or phrases.
  3. Perform a search and identify a source that is appropriate for your research. 
  • Reference Source (Encyclopedia)
    • Credo, Gale
  • Articles (Newspaper, Magazine, Scholarly)
    • Newspaper Source Plus, (Search, Email and Citations) 
    • New York Times (Search, Subscribe)
  • Periodical/Database (News/General Interest, Popular, Scholarly)
    • Library Discovery Search Interface
  • Websites/Statistical Sources
  1. Provide the citation for the source. If the webpage does not include a citation, provide a link and enough descriptive information that you could find it again (Write & Cite).

  2. What can you learn from this source? Provide at least 2-3 sentences.

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