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Communication Studies

This research guide features library and online resources for speech communication courses at DVC and SRC.

Welcome to the Communication Studies Research Guide! (aka Speech) This guide has a snapshot of the resources available at the DVC Library, so be sure to Ask a Librarian if you need more help!

Young Asian American woman in a stage holding a microphone, with a young man on either side of herBooks/eBooks will take you on a deep dive into a broader topic. You can get background, history, context, and multiple perspectives.

Articles are a good if you need very specific or very recent information on a topic. You can search for articles in the databases that the library subscribes to.

Web searching can be a good place to start learning about a topic, but often it can take a lot of work to identify if a website is a good source or not.

Speech videos has examples of notable speeches throughout history, as well as several how-to videos you might find useful.

Citations are how you indicate to your readers what in your paper is your ideas and what are the ideas of others. Plus they're a required part of writing a research paper.

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