The purpose of this course guide is to present you with some of the research tools that are available to you, as well as some general information regarding human communication, and the differences between the informative and persuasion speeches. Please feel free to contact me or another one of the George Fox University librarians for assistance with your research needs.
The following databases may be used to obtain journal articles for your research projects. To access the databases from off campus, you will need to enter your last name and the fourteen digit barcode (252120........) that is listed at the bottom of your student ID.
This database provides access to peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Includes extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
The world's largest scholarly, multidisciplinary, full-text database designed specifically for academic institutions. Contains indexing and abstracts for over 8,450 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. Over 3,600 journals are peer-reviewed.
CMMC offers cover-to-cover ("core") indexing and abstracts for more than 400 journals, and selected ("priority") coverage of 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 600 titles. This database includes full text for 292 journals, a sophisticated Communication Thesaurus and over 3,000 Author Profiles, with biographical data and bibliographic information.