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COM101: Basic Speech Communication: Finding Sources

Controversial Topics Tips

Citation examples

The library has created cheat sheets with basic citation examples and paper formatting tips for various citation styles. Most COM101 instructors require students to use MLA, so the MLA cheat sheet is linked here.

Searching for sources

Specialized Databases

Database Flowchart

More Evaluation Strategies

For helpful tips and tricks for evaluating news sources, check out these posters from NewseumED

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