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* Communication: Communication Research @ UK
"The transmission or exchange of information, knowledge, or ideas, by means of speech, writing, mechanical or electronic media, etc." – Oxford English Dictionary
Welcome to the UK Libraries Guide for Research in Communication
This guide has been created for you! The guide includes some reminders regarding the basics of research, plus the guide will lead you to more advanced resources in communications research. We can help you at many stages of the research process, including identifying appropriate information resources as well as provide guidance for finding resources for literature reviews and many other types of research projects. Please contact me directly or contact us via Ask Us.
You have access to items in our campus libraries, storage, or from other libraries which you can request to pick up at any campus library.
You can request access to items that UK Libraries doesn't own via your ILLiad account.
If you have any questions, please ask your librarian! We're here to help you.
Overview of InfoKat Discovery
This short video provides an overview of InfoKat Discovery, which is UK's library catalog plus additional resources, including content from some (not all!) article databases and local digital collections.
Try starting with a keyword search
Enter words that describe your topic (names, places, events, etc.).
When you find a book on your topic, examine its subject headings for relevance to your topic.
Click on a hyperlinked subject heading to perform subject heading search and retrieve related books.
Recommended For: Students (or anyone unfamiliar with InfoKat Discovery)