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Communications (Speech) Research Guide

Books and Encyclopedias

Look for these Library of Congress call numbers in the stacks  or search the  library catalog  for all materials to include eBooks.

PN 4130-4195: Addresses

PN 6121-6122: Orations

PS660-668: American Speeches

Keywords to search: Speech, Speeches, Individual speakers names AND speech titles

Oxford Reference Online Premium (VIVA) Oxford’s comprehensive online tool for research in a multitude of topics.

 

Some Items in our collection:

Introductions, conclusions, and visual aids (RESERVE SHELF)

Speeches for analysis and discussion (RESERVE SHELF)

Great Speeches for Better Speaking

Glenns & Warsaw Circulating–PN6122 .E37 2008

 

Journal Databases:

CQ Researcher (VCCS) Current and controversial topics research, insights from all sides of a topic.

Factiva (VIVA ) A business database and the exclusive archives of the Wall Street Journal, also has Washington Post and New York Times, all full text.

MasterFILE Premier (VIVA, Full Text) Multidisciplinary database, a great starting place for your research.

Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (VIVA) The online dictionary of online dictionaries.

Oxford Reference Online Premium (VIVA) Oxford’s comprehensive online tool for research in a multitude of topics.

Opposing Viewpoints Pros and Cons of many social issues

 

Newspaper Databases:

Access World News (RCC, Full Text) Search newspapers and magazines from across the country and through the decades.

Newspaper Source Plus (VIVA) National and international newspapers, TV and radios news transcripts.

 

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