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COMM 3230: Advanced Public Speaking: Topic Ideas

Choosing a Topic -- Looking for Ideas

Specialized databases and websites explain issues within broader contexts and from differing viewpoints. This helps with understanding the "big picture" and can often help with forming ideas for narrowing topics.

Library Search (JEWL)

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Databases A-Z  | Journals A-Z  Library Catalog

Article Databases (Journals & Magazines) -- More Options

List of databases not included in the Library Search box.  Great for business, health, and general interest topics.  Also, remember to look at the articles included in the Opposing Viewpoints Database.

Presentation Practice Rooms

Practice and record yourself speaking. Reserve a room for two hours.

Presentation Practice Room