You can find articles on a variety of topics using Kent Library's databases. Some databases are general and cover a wide range of topics, and some are subject specific. Below, there are some databases that are good for finding articles on communication.
There are different kinds of professional articles that you can use for your assignments.
Research Articles report the results of original research conducted by the author. The abstract, or summary, of these articles will often use phrases like "we studied," "we conducted," or "we found." These articles will also usually include a section of the article labeled "Methods," "Results," or "Discussion."
Theory / Thought Piece Articles can also be used for this assignment. These articles often review and collect findings from research articles and provide an overview of specific theories or topics. Sometimes, these articles are called "Literature Reviews" or "Review Articles."
Different kinds of scholarly and profession articles will have some things in common that you can look for: