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COM 231: Public Speaking

This Research Guide provides information about how to determine and locate information about common public speaking topics.

Topic Ideas

There are many places to get ideas for speeches. The library databases listed on this page can even help you get started with your research, as they include many different types of resources (magazines, journals, reports, encyclopedias, etc.). Do not hesitate to ask a librarian for help if you need it.

Library Databases

These library databases cover many different topics. Look for links such as "Browse Issues" or "Browse Topics" if you want to view a list.

Organization Websites