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Resources for Communication Studies

A guide for beginning research on communication

Library Databases for Communication

Here are a few databases offered to University of Louisiana at Lafayette students and faculty that have articles on communication. To use the databases off-campus, log in using your ULID.

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles

What does "peer-reviewed" mean?

A peer-reviewed article is reviewed by subject experts before being approved for publication in order to ensure that it meets specific criteria and standards. Journals that use peer review in their selection process are generally considered to be of higher quality and more trustworthy than those that don’t use the peer review process.

How do I find peer-reviewed articles?

You can find peer-reviewed articles by searching our databases. Most databases give you the option to select for peer-reviewed articles when conducting your search. Check the "Peer Reviewed" box to ensure all the articles in your search results come from peer-reviewed journals.

Microforms at Dupré Library

The Microform Department offers microform copies of newspapers going back as far as 1736. Copies from microform are free. For more information, call the Microforms Department at (337) 482-1191.

Search EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS)

Full Text Peer Reviewed Catalog Only

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