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Communication LibGuide: Home

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This guide will help you find Communication resources available through the Alverno library. Need more information? Please call, email, or visit the library.

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Basic Search Tools

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Database Search Strategy Worksheet

NoodleBib

NoodleTools helps create accurate citations, reference lists, and annotated bibliographies. For best results, we recommend that you use it in conjugation with the APA manual or Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL).

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Need more resources? Visit the library's Citing Sources LibGuide.

Sample APA Papers

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Looking for a sample APA paper? Purdue's OWL provides a fully formatted APA paper.

 

Formatting an annotated bibliography.

 

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Formatting a running head.

**NEW Communication Materials!**

Use the tabs to find the newest library materials related to Communication or try your own search for items held at Alverno & other SWITCH libraries using the TOPCAT search box.

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To find print books held at Alverno & the other SWITCH libraries, go to the library home page and use the TOPCAT search box.

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To find Alverno's ebooks use the ebooks search box (searches Ebook Central) on the library homepage.

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The titles below are journals and magazines that we hold in PRINT. We have many more e-journals available through the e-journal portal!

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Finding Journal Articles

To find articles on a topic: Visit the library's Databases by Subject page and select Communication. Search for articles in any of the selected databases.
To find an article when you have a citation:  Visit the library's home page and select the Google Scholar link to search the content of Alverno Library's databases as well as the "free" web. Enter the article title into the Google Scholar search box and look for the full text links on the right side of the page.
To find other, high quality information:  Check the Best Web Sites for Communication page and revisit this LibGuide. Information and resources are updated regularly!
Can't find what you need? Submit an Interlibrary Loan request or Ask a Librarian.

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Alverno Library Information

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-Call the research assistance desk at (414)382-6062.
-Library Home Page.
-Library Staff Directory.

Library Liaisons

Cat Jones

(414)382-6054
cat.jones@alverno.edu


Sara Shutkin

(414)382-6202
sara.shutkin@alverno.edu


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