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Comm 100 (Communication & Public Speaking): Welcome!

How to Use This Guide

Welcome to the Communication 100 Library Guide!

Here you will find useful information about how to locate, evaluate, and successfully retrieve articles from journals in the Communication discipline.  For the most successful navigation for this Guide, here is a run-down on the information you'll find in each tab.

   Communication Journals: Information on how to locate communication journals at Western Libraries.

    Databases: Which databases are likely to have communication-specific materials?  Check this tab out!

    Research Tips:  How to verify your journal is a Communication Journal; and How to Order Articles from another Library.

New Research-Writing Studio @ Western Libraries

With the start of Spring 2015 Quarter, Western Libraries has transitioned a new Learning Commons Space – and there are new physical locations for many of our Learning Commons Partners:

  • The Research Consultation Desk (formerly the Reference Desk) is now located in the Haggard Hall, 2nd Floor.
  • Faculty can hold Office Hours at The Corner (WL 265). Contact Shevell Thibou ( for more information.
  • The Student Technology Center is now located at the former Reference Desk.
  • The Media Desk is now consolidated with the Circulation Desk in Haggard Hall, 2nd Floor.

Be sure to learn more about the future Research-Writing Studio here!

Second Floor Map