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Communication Research Strategies

Communication Research Strategies

Hello and welcome!  On this page you will find different strategies for conducting research, such as choosing a topic, how best to search article databases how best to evaluate a piece of information you've found, how to write a literature review and avoid plagiarism, and where to go for writing help once you have conducted some research and are reporting on your efforts.

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You can book a room through this form.  Please note that study rooms are currently limited to one to two occupants, depending upon the specific room in question.  Visit the Circulation Desk within 15 minutes of your reservation start time to check out the room key.  

Locate your study room using the Ablah Library Floor Guide.  Please note that only the main and second floors of the library are open at this time.

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