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COM 422: Proseminar in Communication & COM 497: Seminar in Quantitative Communication Research Methods

Researching at Milner Library

Hello, my name is Sharon Van Der Laan.  I'm the librarian for the School of Communication.  If I may be of any help with research in the field of Communication or the use of Milner Library resources, please contact me!

This Communication guide can help you with:

  • Getting started with the research process
  • Identifying databases specific to Communication
  • Techniques for finding sources in the field of Communication such as books, ebooks, articles, etc.
  • Linking to a course-specific guide

Conducting research is an iterative process. For more information about how to conduct research, consult our An Overview: The Research Process guide.

Articles may still be requested from Interlibrary Loan, but many libraries currently are not participating due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so we cannot guarantee that you will be able to get the articles you request.

Subject Librarian for the School of Communication

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Sharon Van Der Laan
Milner Library 526
309 438-7461

Thank you

Many thanks to Christine Fary for all of her work on this guide.