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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.

Class Project Assignment

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.

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:

Interlibrary Loan Link

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.

Search Primo

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.

Suggested subject terms:

Mass media and race relations -- United States