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Communication Studies Research Guide: Home

Using This Research Guide

The resources on this research guide will help you locate, evaluate, and cite sources for your Communication Studies speeches and bibliographies.

  • Use the quick start guide to learn some easy steps for finding and evaluating information on the internet.
  • The videos below show:
    • How to find scholarly articles in the Highline College Library and Google Scholar.
    • How to hack a scholarly article, which means make it easier to understand.


Video - Finding Articles Using One Search and Google Scholar

This short video (4 min, 40 sec) shows how to search and refine a search in Highline College Library's One Search and Google Scholar.

Video - Hacking a Scholarly Article

This short video (6 min, 26 sec) shows how to easily get information from a scholarly (peer-reviewed) article.

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