COM: Public Speaking

This guide supports our COM courses and students. You can find links to excellent library resources for your speeches.

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This research guide will assist you in finding materials for your Public Speaking class as well as any other speeches you might have to give. Use the tabs above to find information on selecting and researching a topic, links to notable speeches, statistical resources, and information on citing your sources.

If you have any questions about the resources found in this guide, please don't hesitate to contact me or any of the reference librarians.  We're always happy to help!

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