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COMM 100 Thomas: Welcome & source requirements

Information Literacy Instruction Goals

  • Use a keyword search strategy in WorldCat Discovery to identify books and other materials owned by the library; find a book on the shelf using its LC call number.
  • Use a keyword search strategy in multidisciplinary databases to find full text articles on a topic; use "Find It" links to find full text of articles.
  • Cite sources using a citation style.

Your assignment and research steps to consider

At the end of class, you are to submit in MyClasses:

Library Research - Sources for Informative Speech assignment citations for a book, article and popular source in the agreed upon format based on your topic.

An example would be:

Book: Kiraly, Karch, and Byron Shewman. Beach Volleyball. Human Kinetics, 1999.

Scholarly Article: Bellinger, Phillip M, et al. “Quantifying the Activity Profile of Female Beach Volleyball Tournament Match-Play.” Journal of Sports Science & Medicine, vol. 20, no. 1, 2021, pp. 142–148., Accessed 16 Sept. 2023.

Popular Source: Mewhirter, Travis. "Paris 2024: Olympic Beach Volleyball Rankings, updated August 21.", 21 Aug. 2023, Accessed 16 Sept. 2023.

Quick poll

What citation style does your work require?
Chicago style: 0 votes (0%)
MLA style: 28 votes (93.33%)
APA style: 2 votes (6.67%)
AARP style: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 30

Manage & Organize Sources

ProQuest RefWorks is a citation management tool that can help you organize and cite your sources and create bibliographies.

Sign into your RefWorks account. Keep RefWorks open in a tab at the top of your web browser.

Consult the RefWorks Guide for additional help.