Public Speaking Research Guide - LSC-North Harris
|Topic||Synonyms/Related Terms||Narrow Terms|
|plastic surgery||cosmetic surgery||laser eye surgery, Lasik|
|censorship||first amendment||music lyrics, video games, Internet|
Current Events Speech
Festivals, Beautiful Castles, Inventions, Engineering Achievements
Includes materials from over 650 specialized encyclopedias.Credo Reference
Check Travel or Country Tourism Web Sites.
Persuasion Speech on Social or Political Topics
Overviews and background information on current issues.Video Tutorial
- Use the keywords from your assigned topic to locate material.
Use your 14-digit library barcode number for off-campus access (the number is on the back of your student ID). Don't have an ID? Get one from the library. Distance students can fill out the online request form.
Multi-subject electronic book collection (Video tutorial)
- Enter search terms.
- Browse search results and click on the title to view the detailed item record.
- Scroll to the bottom for availability, collection, location, and call number.
- To find the book on the shelf you will need the complete call number.
- To request a book from another location, click "Place Hold" then type in your library barcode number and your PIN.
Library Catalog Video Tutorials
Video Introduction to APA (7 min)
- APA Herding Cats Sample Paper 2014
- APA Formatting and Style Guide (includes in-text citations and references) (Purdue OWL)
- Diana Hacker's Social Sciences (Bedford/St. Martin's)
- APA Citation - In-Text & References Interactive Practice (Monica Norem)
Formatting a Research Paper in Microsoft Word