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.
Masterfile Premier - Over 1700 full-text periodicals on general interest subjects.
SIRS Researcher - Research both sides of important issues.        Watch Demo
Opposing Viewpoints - Includes a variety of resources to research the pros and cons of issues.  Watch Demo
Statista - A large collection of statistics, infographics, and market study reports.
BOOKS
NWCC Library Books - Search the library catalog for books at any Learning Resource Center.  Watch Demo
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.  Watch Demo
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
Senatobia
Faulkner's Speech Survey - Rate the instruction you received from Ms. Faulker about library resources for speech.
Oxford
Speech Orientation Evaluation - Rate the library instruction you received from Oxford LRC staff.