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Speech Topics

See video: "Find Speech Topics" (2:07) at Cooper Library.

See video: "Defining the Literature Review" (3:11) at NC State University Libraries.

See ebook: "Conducting Research Literature Reviews: From the Internet to Paper"

Use Issues & Controversies or Opposing Viewpoints in Context for "pro-con"s. For stand-along articles on major issues summarized in key court cases, use I & C's Court Cases formatted into 4 sections: background, legal issues, decision and impact.

Consult for more viewpoints.

Reserve 201A Cooper Library (on the 2nd floor near the elevators) to rehearse presentations.

Use the Communication Center at 216 Watt Family Innovation Center  to get help with speech writing and the rehearsal process.

Find e-Books/Media


To search for DVDs, change View Entire Collection to DVDs/videos; to find eBooks, select Electronic Resources

To find the item in the library, click on what's in the Location box:


screen grab of location, call no., and status fields


You will see a chart that will help you figure out which floor to go to; the View Map link will bring up a color-coded map to help you find the right spot on the floor.  Please ask for help if you are unable to locate the item.