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Are you a new student or simply unfamiliar with doing research in the communication field? Consider checking out one or all of the following resources.
This guide uses research on interpersonal communication processes as an example and guides you through the entire research process, from identifying and using databases (and reference sources) to finding more information for your topic, learning about good research practices, and how to accurately cite the sources that you have found.
Tutorials and Guides
Tutorials, videos, and guides to help you improve your research skills and use the Rutgers Libraries resources more effectively.
Researching Social Movements, Controversies, and Trends
Weekly reports produced by the well-regarded Washington reporting service Congressional Quarterly Inc. Each 24-page report focuses on a specific topic that is perceived as being either newsworthy or an issue of broad interest in the public policy sphere, including communication topics.