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Communication Studies 210 & 240: Public Speaking & Business/Professional Communication

This guide provides resources for finding, evaluating and citing sources.

Here are some resources to help you as you start your research! The databases included below are great places to begin looking for sources as you start research for your speech. There are also some resources at the bottom of the page to help you get started finding articles and books on the library's website.

Where To Start

Here are some good places to begin looking for sources. You can also check out the Communication Studies guide for more suggestions. 


Interactive Guide

This interactive guide will walk you through finding and accessing articles in UT's One Search and in an example database Academic Search Complete.

Interactive Guide

This interactive guide will walk you through using UT Libraries' One Search to look for books and other materials.

Applied Learning

This interactive module provides scenarios and explanations about how to cite sources.