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Communication 121 & 122 – Interpersonal Communication – Finding Research Articles: Home

This guide provides students with tips and recommended resources for finding research articles on topics related to Communication.

Research Help

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Your Assignment

Star Wars characters talking in New York CityYour assignment requires you to find and review research articles on a topic related to interpersonal communication. For help finding research articles, go the the “Research Articles” tab on this guide. For help distinguishing research articles from other articles, go to the “Is it a Research Article?” tab.


"Discussion," a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 2.0 image by Martin Frey.

Getting Started

The videos on the following tabs of this guide will help you identify keywords for your topic, find articles from communication journals, and determine whether particular articles present original research.

If you need more help with your research, contact a librarian by chat, phone, email, or in person, or explore the library's online tutorials.

For writing help, see the About SBCC's Writing Center or The SBCC Learning Resource Center Writing Tools Online.

Guide Creator

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Ellen Carey
Office: Library 133
Phone: 805-730-4434 (or x4434 from campus phones)

Any of the SBCC librarians can help you!
If you can't reach me, stop by the reference desk in the library, call the desk at 805-730-4444, or chat with us online.