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COM 101: Principles of Human Communication: Start Here

Use this guide for basic research in COM 101.

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Journal Articles

These databases provide scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles from the communications fields.  Some of them contain non-scholarly materials, too, so pay attention to the sources you find.

Finding Books on Campus

Newspaper Articles

These databases contains articles from current newspapers.  Include both U.S. and international sources.

NYT Collegiate Readership Program

Through its Collegiate Readership Program, the New York Times provides full access to its website for UA students and employees.

 Visit and enter your UA email address to receive your 24-hour pass.  A new pass may be requested each day.

Citation Guides

APA Style

MLA Style