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COM 1040: Public Speaking

About This Guide

This guide has resources covered in the library session for COM 1040 for your Persuasive Speech assignment.

  • Getting an overview of your topic
    • Opposing Viewpoints in Context database
    • CQ Researcher database
  • Find more information about a topic
    • Library Search and journal articles
    • Popular vs. Scholarly vs. Trade
    • Evaluating information: CRAAP Test
  • Using newspapers and magazines
    • Information Timeline
    • ProQuest Research Library
  • Citing Sources
    • APA style citation information
    • Accessing the New York Times and Wall Street Journal

Check out the Communications Research Guide or other Research Guides for more recommended resources.