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COM 103 Public Speaking: Finding Library Sources

Persuasive Sources

For your persuasive sources, use databases that focus on controversial issues.

Books, Books, and more Books

Books, eBooks, Videos, and more!

Online Occupational Outlook Handbook

Free online source. Type in your career choice in the search box on right side.

Occupational Outlook Handbook, Online

Look through all categories in your career:

  • Nature of the Work
  • Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement
  • Employment
  • Job Outlook
  • Projections
  • Earnings
  • Wages
  • Related Occupations
  • Sources of Additional Information

Multi-database search

Informative Sources

For your Informative Speech, look for unbiased articles or books that introduce a topic.

Use the links below to find different types of sources on a wide range of topics. We may have more specialized tools for specific subject areas--ask a librarian if you aren't having success.

A greater range of databases can be found on this page.
Use these to find newspaper articles:

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