A guide to resources that aid Communication 101 and speech.
Last Updated: Oct 10, 2012
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If you want to just jump right in and begin searching, a quick search box for Academic Search Premier is below.
- Academic Search Premier (DATABASE)
A general database that has information on most any subject. Includes magazines, academic journals and newspapers.
- CQ Researcher
A goldmine of information on issue topics. A great place to find a pro/con statement. Each issue also contains a bibliography of relevant resources.
- Congressional Digest (Journal)
A journal similar to CQ researcher. Provides a more political viewpoint to Pro/Con statements. Great for issue topics under consideration by Congress.
- Idaho Statesman
Search issues from 1999. The daily paper captures the Idaho experience, deliver Idaho news and information, contribute to positive change and respect your right to know.
- Oxford Reference Online
Need brief information on your topic? Try here.
- Albertsons Library Catalog
The online catalog shows what books are available in Albertsons Library. Books, yes books, still are a tried and true source for speech topic information. Consider searching for book series such as Contemporary Issues, Opposing Viewpoints, etc. Use Quotes
- Albertsons Library Article Databases
Try selecting a database from the many available to Boise State University students. Use the drop down menu to select databases by subject.