This guide was written for Dr. Pokrywczynski's COMM 2500 course in spring 2020.
There are two major assignments addressed:
Not sure what to do your research on? Beyond a very broad topic, maybe your major?
Start with some of the subject encyclopedias below!
During the library workshop, we will also do some concept-mapping. Here's the PowerPoint file we'll look at ...
Start with one of these online collections of reference books. each contains multiple reference books covering diverse topics.
Use the databases above and individual online encyclopedias to explore your field. For example, if you're in public relations, look for ideas in the Encyclopedia of Public Relations linked to below.