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Useful resources


This guide's purposes are to: help you learn more about communication while using information, provide resources for doing research as you complete the Master of Science in Communication, help you save time and energy, and successfully complete your assignments.

Each discipline or field of study has different values about types of information and procedures for research, so the resources here will be different from those you might have used in other courses in fields like Writing or Biology.

Annotated Bibliographies: How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography (From Cornell University. Includes examples.) and Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) (A selection of annotations in different styles)

The Literature Review: A Research Journey (From Harvard Graduate School of Education, Gutman Library) (introduction to the basics of conducting a literature review)

Author Rights: FAQ about your intellectual and creative property rights

Scholarly Communication: Copyright, Open Access

Thesis and Dissertation Information from GVSU's Graduate School

GVSU Library Tutorials

Subject Guide

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