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Google Scholar locates scholarly journal articles and books. Use the default search below to find articles about general communications or enter your own words and phrases to customize your search, for example nonverbal communication or professional communication or principle of least effort, etc.
Periodical publications such as magazines, newspapers and journals vary in quality and depth of coverage. Instructors will frequently want you to select articles from scholarly journals (sometimes called "refereed" or "peer-reviewed" journals, though the terms don't mean exactly the same thing).
Click the image below to watch a short (3min) video on how to tell the difference between scholarly articles and popular magazine articles.
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