"I Have a Dream Speech", Martin Luther King, 1963. Flickr, Creative Commons.
Library databases collect articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers. The articles contained in each database have been selected by librarians and experts to be credible and authoritative.
Databases are searchable by topic and can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection and your valid log-in credentials.
You will need to login to the library in order to view library databases, your library account, or ebooks.
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These databases are the most commonly recommended resources for speech topics, particularly argumentative or position speeches. These databases focus on social issues, but cover a wide range of subjects.
These databases are useful for a large variety of topics that you may wish to research for a speech project. They are especially helpful if you aren't certain where to begin looking for information.
These databases are subject-specific tools that may be of use to your speech topics. Since this is not an exhaustive list, you may also wish to view the entire list of databases arranged by subject here.