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COMM 1100: Introduction to Communication (Cunningham) Spring 2023

Types of Sources


Primary: Diary, letters, testimonials, original research, dissertations, theses, government documents, original artwork, poems, speeches, interviews, autobiographies, and works of literature. 

Secondary: Biographies, literary criticism, journal articles, books about a topic, and reviews of books, movies, musical recordings,. works of art, etc.

Tertiary: Encyclopedias and textbooks

Scholarly vs. Popular Sources: