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COMM 2081: Business Communication (UCBA)

Starting point for research for all sections of COMM 2081.

Library Pre-Work

Please complete the pre-work noted in Steps 1-5 so you're ready to go for the library instruction class! 

Questions? Contact Lauren Wahman, UCBA Librarian, at

Step 1: Watch Mapping Research Ideas Tutorial + Create Concept Map

Watch video and create a concept map using team's business improvement topic.  Use template (Microsoft Word) below or create your own. 

Reminder: Bring completed map to the library instruction class.

Step 2: Watch Summon: Beyond the Basics

This tutorial reviews advanced tips and tricks for using the Summon search engine.

Summon Basics

Optional: Watch the Summon Basics video if you're new to Summon or just need a quick review.

Step 3: Watch Types of Articles

Step 4: Watch Evaluating Sources

Step 5: Find Source

In preparation for the library instruction class, find one (1) article that is relevant to your team's topic and credible.  Write down how you found the source and/or search tool you used.  Bring the print copy of your source to class or have access to the online version. 

Reminder: Each teammate should bring one article to the library instruction class.

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