CO 502: Research Methods for Professionals

This guide is designed to help you locate resources for topics discussed in CO 502, Research Methods for Professionals.

Search Tips

Communication may be found in many sections of the library.  Begin by doing a "Keyword" search in the MU Catalog for phrases such as "women and advertising", "intercultural communication", or "organizational communication".  Search the catalog record for appropriate titles to identify subject headings.  When subject heading is known, search the "Subject Heading" index.  Examples of Library of Congress Subject Headings are: interpersonal communication; mass media; communication in organizations.

Finding Books at the MU Library

Suggested Titles

Searching With Subject Headings

Once you find a book on your topic, be sure to look at the book's subject heading. Following the link to this heading will take you to other books on your topic.

Screenshot of catalog record showing shelf location, book call number and subject heading.