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Communication Research

Fant Library's guide to resources for research in communication. Here you'll find access to books in print or online, databases for scholarly articles and hard data, and access to library help online or in person.

Research at MUW

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The research lifecycle isn't always clear, and it can often be difficult to navigate. Use this guide to help find resources available to you at Fant Memorial Library, including research materials--like books on the shelf and scholarly articles online--help from research experts, and spaces for you to work and study.

Search Discovery

Use the Discovery Search to cast a wide net among our resources, or to search for a specific citation, copy and paste the title of your article in the search bar. Start your search in the box below or watch the video to the right for more information on how to use Discovery Search. 

       

(Note: Discovery does not search everything, but it does include most of our databases!)

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  • Rooms are reserved for academic use for MUW and MSMS students only.
  • Students and faculty must reserve a study room using their school email address.
  • Study rooms may not be reserved for more than two hours at a time.
  • Study rooms may be reserved once per student per day.
  • Single reservations may be booked from 8:00am-6:00pm. After 6:00pm study rooms are reserved for groups only.
  • Rooms A-J, L, and M require a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 6 people.
  • Rooms D, K, and Seminar A require a minimum of 5 people and a maximum of 8 people.
  • The student reserving the study room must verify their ID number at the Checkout Desk before the room will be unlocked.
  • There is a 30-minute grace period after the start of the reservation time. Students who do not show after 30 minutes forfeit their reservation.
  • The student reserving the room assumes responsibility for the state of the room. Please leave the room as you found it. Please clean the whiteboard and toss any trash when you leave.

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