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Public Speaking: Start Here

This guide provides resources to help students prepare speech assignments and/or argumentative papers.

Henry Rollins, Carver Theater, Birmingham, AL, 2008

(Source: flickr user mosesxan)

What's in this Guide?

Develop Your Topic:  Find resources to help you decide on a topic and get basic background information.

Research Strategies: Learn how to search effectively for information related to your topic.

Find Resources:  Learn how to navigate the online catalog to find the most useful information for your topic.

Find Websites: Check out these recommended websites.

APA Style: Look here for citing your sources correctly and avoid plagiarism.