COMS 356: Introduction to Behavioral Research Methods in Communication: Home

This guide is intended to help you do library research for your assignment in this class.

Getting Started

As you begin the research process for this class, think about the kind of information that you will need and where to find it.  Begin to consider what keywords best describe the information you want to find.  How will you decide that the resource is accurate or balanced? 

In this guide, you will find suggestions for how to begin your research for this class.  The information is divided into the following categories:  How to Get Started, Databases, How to Evaluate an Article. and Citing Your Sources. These categories are meant to provide a starting place for your research, but are by no means comprehensive.

Subject Guide

Julie Petr
Social Sciences Librarian

Journalism/Mass Communications, Communications Studies, & Indigenous Nations Studies

Watson Library

1425 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 350

Lawrence, Kansas 66045-7544

(785) 864-1773

Research Help

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