Welcome to the COMM 212 research guide. This guide will help you use library resources to find peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles. This page includes an Articles+ search box and links to recommended databases for finding scholarly articles in Communication. For more in-depth guidance, see the Articles+ Tips and Database Tips pages. For an explanation of the peer review process and its significance to scholarly research, check out the quick 3 minute video on the What is peer review? page.
This search box is the same one found under the Articles+ tab on the library homepage. It searches through several of the library's databases simultaneously, and can be helpful if you're not sure where to start. See the Articles+ Tips page for detailed instructions on using the Articles+ search to find peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles.
The following databases all provide access to peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles. While they each work a bit differently, their overall function is similar. For specific tips on finding peer-reviewed articles using each of these databases, see the Database Tips page.