Speech Subject Guide


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DATABASES
Academic Search Premier - Includes peer-reviewed journals in a variety of subjects, including over 4500 full-text journals.
Credo Reference - Better than Wikipedia! You'll not only get accurate information, but also citations for the sources you use.  Watch Demo                                                                                        
Issues and Controversies - Information about today's pressing issues. Includes a guide to selecting a research topic.
Opposing Viewpoints - Includes a variety of resources to research the pros and cons of issues.
BOOKS
NWCC Library Books - Search the library catalog for books at any Learning Resource Center.
Speech - EBSCO eBooks   Watch Demo                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
VIDEOS
Public Speaking - From Films on Demand, this collection includes videos of famous speeches.
Watch Demo                                                                                                                                      
NBC Learn Higher Ed - A collection of videos, newsreels, documents, and images, including current events.
How to Do Oral Citations in Speeches - Information on how to cite your sources during your speech.
Can't Lie on the Internet - Not everything you find out on the Internet is true.
TED Talks on Communcation - Short videos on various aspects of communicating.
WEBSITES
American Rhetoric - Transcripts of famous American speeches. Also includes audio and video.
Creating Your Presentation - Tips on speech preparation from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Evaluating Information - Applying the CRAAP Test - How to find reliable information.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Find out about salaries, education level requirements, and more for many different careers.
Sweetsearch - Experts have verified the search results in this search engine.
Toastmasters International - Free resources on public speaking.
Three Tips for Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking - From Harvard Extension School, tips to help prepare you for public speaking.
SURVEY
Evaluation of Library Instruction - Rate the instruction you received from NWCC library staff on library resources during class.