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JL MC 501: Theories of Mass Communication

Fall 2021
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Using Alert Services

You all have unique research foci drawing you into specific vistas of knowledge. One helpful technique for detecting when new scholarship on a specific topic has been published is by setting alerts. This comprehensive Alert Services guide will walk you through the how-to process of setting such alerts.


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Cited Reference Searching

One way for finding additional relevant material is by looking at the references (or footnotes) found in journal articles, books, websites, etc. Use this "How-To-Guide" to sharpen your skills in this vital strategy.

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