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SCOM 2300 - Business and Professional Communication: Research Resources

To support undergraduates on their business communication research assignments, including information on effective communication, company and industry search, and citing sources.

Types of information

Information sources for business come in a variety of types. Some of the most common types you will use include:

  • Newspapers
  • Trade publications
  • Magazines
  • Scholarly journals

Article Resources

While the library has some journals, magazines & trade publications in print on the second floor of Dunwoody Library, far more are available through the GSU databases. A selection of some starting points for research:

Books in the Georgia State University Library - Dunwoody Campus

The Library collects a number of books focused on communication in business. Some of these items are listed below. To find others, check the items close to these on the library shelves, or try searching for some of these terms:

  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Business communication
  • Business etiquette
  • Intercultural communication
  • Business presentations

Sample Resources