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Communication Studies

Evaluating Information

These sites can help you evaluate the accuracy, reliability, and currency of information in general, and Internet information in particular.

APA Resources (Citations)

SJSU Writing Center

Writing Center: Assistance for all aspects of writing! 

Online Tutoring & Chat are available:

https://www.sjsu.edu/writingcenter/

References (Example)

References in APA Style 

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Database (COMM 20): General & Specific (Controversial Topics)

COMM 20 Challenge

Try This:

1) Find: 2-4 credible sources (articles) from a Library Database.

2) Email or Export Citation in APA Format.

3) Create Bibliography or Reference Page (with Citations in APA).

Topic should be: Socially/culturally significant, timely, and interesting (to you)

Suggested Databases:

  • CQ Researcher
  • Opposing Viewpoints
  • Academic Search Complete

Note: See Database links above.