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Theories of Mass Communication (20-320): Home

What's in this guide?


  • Sample articles in various subjects, including mass media

Parts of a research article

  • Descriptions of scholarly research article sections that help answer the assignment areas

Understanding journal articles

  • Infographic with strategies for comprehension


  • Recommended search engines for locating journal articles, especially Communication Source from EBSCOhost

Recommended Journals

  • Search journals individually

Citing - APA Style and MLA Style

  • Examples of references and in text citations
  • Links to printed style manuals on reserve at Library Services Desk

Ask a Librarian

  • Ask for research help at the Library Services Desk, using chat, email, phone
  • Email any one of the librarians for a research appointment tailored to your paper/project


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