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Communication 101--Dr. Randall-Griffiths: Article Databases

This guide will help you discover resources to support your speeches in Dr. Randall-Griffiths COM101 class.

Current Events

Sport Science Databases

Other relevant databases

  Multi-Disciplinary Databases

  Education Databases

These databases may be useful for topics such as divorce, college eating, birth order or handicapped playgrounds.

Psychology & Sociology Databases

These databases may be useful for topics such as seasonal depression (seasonal affective disorder), adoption, divorce, birth order, LGBT issues, and mental health.

Getting Started

CQ Researcher reports typically cover issues in health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Each report provides an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; and tables and maps. 

 Especially useful for this class are the pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions and the bibliographies that can direct you to further key sources.

Health & Medicine Databases

These databases may be useful for topics such as healthy eating, exercise, and  nurtition