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UPDATES REGARDING LIBRARY RESOURCES AND SERVICES
The DiMenna-Nyselius Library is open for current Fairfield University students, faculty, and staff only. To learn more about our resources and services, visit the link below
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This is the research guide for the Communication research course. Use this guide as a starting point to navigating library resources. If you need help with research or citations at any time, please reach out to us. Information on how to do this is located in the column on the left called "Ask a Librarian".
Evaluate Your Sources
The video below recaps the peer review process, which you are probably already familiar with. The following are additional important criteria to consider as you complete your literature reviews:
- become familiar with the major scholars working on your research topic
- keep an eye out for bias, errors, contradictions, or misinformation
- research the sponsorship of the research study
- consider intercultural, political, international, and ethnic influences or perspectives
The Writing Center
The Writing Center, located in the main level of the DiMenna-Nyselius library, will help you with your writing. Tutors will work with you to improve essays, research papers, oral presentations, and more!
Schedule an appointment online or contact them by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.