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AFAM/COMM 370: Communication and Diversity : Class Project
This course guide is intended as a starting point for research assignments in AFAM/Comm 370.
The entire class will collaborate on a project of your choice.You will address an issue of social significance within the scope of issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality as discussed in the course. The project must include both a digital or social media component and a face to face public presentation with an open invitation to the campus community and beyond. The project must be documented. This might include video or still photography.
Finding Articles for Research Context
Start with these databases to find articles about your topic.
Covers information on topics such as, culture and social structure, family and marriage, race and ethnicity, social change and economic development, and social control.
Tipasa: Interlibrary Loan
If your article is not available at Collins Library, you've got another option to getting it. Use Tipasa, our interlibrary loan service.
You'll need to set up an account the first time you use it and log in subsequently.
Once you have an account, either go directly to Tipasa and manually enter the information, or, if you're using a database, look for a shortcut link to automatically fill out the form, like this:
Allow at least a week for the article to come. If your article is delivered in electronic format, you'll receive an email with a link to follow as soon as it's arrived. If it's delivered in paper, you'll receive it right in your campus mailbox.
Use Primo to find resources on your topic at Collins Library and beyond. Request books held by Summit libraries for delivery to Collins Library within 5-7 business days.