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COMM 101: Fundamentals of Oral Communication: Home

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To designate UWSP Library as your home library and link directly to articles that UWSP has access to for free see the guide below.

Basic Topical Information Sources

For an indepth report on many current issues, try starting with a search in CQ Researcher

Magazine & Journal Article Databases - General

Beyond Wikipedia: Reference Sources

Click on the link below to find basic information on nearly any topic, via general and specialized encyclopedias and other reference sources.

Issue Book Series in the Library

The following book series provide background information and multiple viewpoints on a variety of issues.  Try searching for your topic combined with the name of the series title in quotations.  For example search for the keywords:  immigration "reference shelf"

Citing Guides

Purdue OWL: Research and Citation Resources

This comprehensive site contains overviews of different citation styles, especially APA and MLA. Source: Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

100 Top Speeches from the American Rhetoric Website