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COMM 450 - Communication Ethics (McCall)

This guide is for Jeff McCall's Fall 2020 section of COMM senior seminar

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WorldCat Discovery  (example: mass media & ethics)

This video demonstrates using WorldCat Discovery to find books, along with:

  • Narrowing to ebooks
  • Idea of how looking at book records can be useful even if you can't access the print books

Communication & Mass Media Complete (search example: social media & Thailand)

This video demonstrates using Communication & Mass Media Complete, along with:

  • Choosing keywords (including "or" options to get at different options)
  • Narrowing and broadening searches
  • Adding in Academic Search Complete to get more results
  • Using the FindIt button to find full-text 

ProQuest Dissertations: (search example - sexual assault and naming victims)

In this video, I demonstrate ProQuest dissertations, which are great sources for exhaustive bibliographies and models of methodology and theory application.

Citation Management with Zotero

This video will show you the magic of using Zotero (a freeware tool you can download online) to help you download citations directly from databases, organize them, and magically import them into Word/Google Docs in proper citation style. 

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