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COM101: Fundamentals of Public Speaking (Valoura): Articles & Databases

Articles and Databases

You will need your Bristol CC 900 number to access these databases.

Articles & Databases

Why use scholarly articles?

Why should you do research in academic journals?

  • Academic journal articles are often authored by scholars active in a particular field
  • Academic journal articles provide a close look at a particular topic
  • Academic journal articles often provide data to support their findings
  • Academic journal articles can lead readers to other sources through their bibliographies

If you find one good article that supports your research, you can use the bibliography at the end of the paper to locate further research.

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