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Communication Studies: Communication Research Guide

This guide provides information on how to do library research in Communication Studies using resources available to students staff and faculty at UIC.

Finding background information

Finding scholarly articles will be easier if you use background sources to find:

  • A broad overview of the topic
  • Important dates, names and other facts
  • Key terms for searching

Academic encyclopedias available through the library undergo a thorough review process and can be cited in course papers.

Finding articles in Communication journals

Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals

Click above to link to 3-minute tutorial created by Vanderbilt University Library

UIC Library accounts

Subject Guide

Paula Dempsey
Richard J. Daley Library
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