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COMM 2150: Introduction to Media Theory
Start Your Research with Reference Sources
Reference sources can help you jumpstart your research project by:
- providing a quick overview of a topic,
- identifying key questions that can shape your research,
- pointing you towards other sources on the topic.
Finding Encyclopedia Articles
Good Background Information Sources
- Your textbook
- Your professor
Check the Bibliography
Reference articles typically end with a bibliography or works cited, which you can use to find key books and articles on the topic.