COMS 309: Advanced Public Speaking: Overview

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The following library and Internet resources are geared toward the research needs of CSUN students taking Communication Studies 309: Advanced Public Speaking.


  • Choosing the best resources to use for research involves several factors, including assignment requirements, currency of the research topic, and the depth of coverage needed.
  • Why not use Wikipedia? View this video (Flash) movie camera from the Rutgers University Libraries on why Wikipedia is not the best source to use for research assignments.
  • Additional help with library research techniques can be found on the Oviatt Library's Research Strategies web site.
  • Take a virtual tour of the Oviatt Library!