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COMM 511 Introduction to Communication Theory: Articles

Core Resources

Since Communication can be interdisciplinary, you may need to search databases in other subjects, such as sociology, business, political science, etc.

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Multidisciplinary Resources

If you have an article citation...

You can use an article citation to get the full text. 

Ex.: Baron, R. M., & Kenny, D. A. (1986). The moderator–mediator variable distinction in social psychological research: Conceptual, strategic, and statistical considerations. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 51(6), 1173-1182

Option 1: 

Search the PSU Library using the article title as your search:

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Option 2:

Enter the article title in Google Scholar, then click on Find it @ PSU:

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Both methods provide links to the full text article, under the "View Online" tab:

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Not available?

Try searching for the journal and then searching or browsing for the article. If the Library does not have access to the volume of the journal needed, submit an article request via Interlibrary Loan.

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The Peer Review Process Video

Link to video about peer review process

3 minute video on the peer review process, created by the North Carolina State University Libraries:

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