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Communication Studies

 

My name is Kathy Clarke, and I'm the Communication Studies librarian. Feel free to email me with any questions you might have about the library. If you need urgent assistance, please contact the Carrier Library Public Services Desk at 540-568-6150 with your research questions.

Video Presentations

All together, the following modules are the video version of my face-to-face "how to use the library" speech. If you are writing a research paper, especially for 280, these are for YOU. (Note: If you are Dr. Smilowitz's SCOM 280 class, CLICK HERE)


  1. Key Tools on the Library Web site (1:59)

  2. Choosing a Topic and thinking of Keywords (4:48)

  3. What's Scholarly / Peer-Reviewed? (2:56)

  4. Boolean Searching in Library Databases (4:45)

  5. Getting Full Text (3:56)

  6. Creating your Bibliography the EASY way (3:24)


(Note: Smilowitz students, please skip
#2 (Choosing a Topic... 4:48) and
#4 (Boolean Searching... 4:45) and view
Searching in the Official Searcher (10:00) instead.

    TOTAL: About 23 minutes!

 

Send me comments about one of my presentations so I can make them better!

 

Quick Links to Journal Article Databases

 

Communication Studies News

What's New in the Collection 11/4/2013
Access Library Resources from Home 11/10/2009
EBSCO databases now support multiple folders in MyEBSCOhost 8/27/2007
more news...


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Liaison Librarian

Kathy Clarke
clarkeke@jmu.edu
(540) 568-2911
115 Carrier Library

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