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Communication Essentials - COMM 102

This guide provides research tools to support project work in the course Communication Essentials (COMM 102)


Finding Data Sets or specific data points

Finding raw datasets on some topics can be challenging, depending on the topic. 

Some places to try: 

  • Organizational web pages (Try searching Google for your topic and and "organization" or "association". 
  • Published reports (Try searching your topic and "data" or "statistics" or "report". 
  • Books or eBook chapters (Use the Library search at and search for your topic to try to find books or book chapters that may use statistics.)