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CMAT 101 Mullins: Find articles

This guide can help you:

Form an approach to initiating an assignment.

Identify the use of information sources based on the type of information (i.e. books for background)


Use keywords from a research question or statement to search.

Distinguish differences between popular and scholarly articles.

Explore topics for your paper or project. What motivates you?

Explore the library's information resources.

Start to gather information for an assignment.

    Communication & Mass Media

    Keywords:  Interpersonal    communication     culture

    1. interpersonal = 11,000+ results.

    2. add "communication" - notice your results are more specific.

    3. add "cell phone". Checkmark the Peer Reviewed box on the left side of your screen.

    4. Click into the second article in this list titled: "Mobile Voice Communication and Loneliness"

    5. Cite it in APA style, copy the citation --> Open REfWorks--> Choose the Database tab --> Copy and Paste.


    Communication & Mass Media

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    Article Databases: By Subject and A-Z List

    Outward differences between popular magazines and scholarly journals