What types of sources are you likely to find when you search? The answer depends on which resources you use to conduct your searches - databases will get you articles, the library catalog will get you books, the Web will get you websites, etc, You can find links to these resources in the find background info, find articles, and find books and ebooks tabs in this guide's navigation menu. What types of sources are best for your research project? You can compare characteristics of different sources on the Types of sources tab under Evaluating information in the navigation menu.
PicturesFromWords. (2011, Apr. 22). Communications. Retrieved from https://www.flickr.com/photos/picturesfromwords/5661993608. Used under the Creative Commons License.
For some research topics, you will also need to search in disciplinary databaes other than Communication. The choices below are good alternatives.
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