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Course Guides for Communication Studies: Introduction

Course guides for: Comm 131, Comm 200, Comm 301, Comm 306 and more!

Office Hours

Drop by the Research & Information Desk on the First Floor of the Library on these days and times if you need help! No appointment necessary!!

Friday February 3, 1-4pm

Tuesday February 14, 12-2pm

Tuesday Feb 21, 4-7pm

Wednesday March 1, 4-7pm

If you cannot make any of these times please contact me via email to schedule an appointment (CSULB Faculty and Students ONLY).


This page is for all library instruction sessions for the Communication Studies Department. On each course page you will find links to relevant databases, slide presentations and handouts.

If you are just getting started on your first paper for Communication Studies, check out the difference between Rhetoric and Communication Theory (aka Social Science) research and writing on the first two tabs of this page. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find a DOI?

The easiest way to find out if an article does have a DOI number is to paste all or some of the reference into the search box of CrossRef . It will provide you with the DOI for an article if it exists. 

Communication Studies Questions?

Communication Librarian

Tiffini Travis