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COM 3100: Advanced Public Speaking

Scholarly Research

Use library resources and Google Scholar to find scholarly sources for your Speech to Inquire/Reinforce and Speech to a Hostile Audience.

Search Tips

Tip #1: Search individual databases to find research within a certain discipline or field. Look through the Databases A-Z List, and change the subject to whatever discipline would be most applicable to your research topic. 

Tip #2: Take time to brainstorm keywords & related terms to get the best search results. 

Tip #3: Limit your search results to Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed) Journals to ensure you're finding scholarly research.

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