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Speech: Articles

A LibGuide devoted to students enrolled in speech or public speaking. Resources on giving a persuasive and informative speech.

CQ's Hot Topics

Below are weekly updated RSS feeds from the CQ Researcher database. To read the full-text of these articles you must first log-in to IRSC's databases.

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Suggested Databases for a Persuasive/Argumentative Speech

Suggested Databases for an Informative Speech

Depending on your topic, you can choose from a variety of databases. This is when the databases by subject listing comes in handy. If you're not sure where to look, try the ones under the "General" or "Reference" subject headings.

Database Login for Students

To log in to the databases, you will use the same Rivermail e-mail address and password you set up to log into MyPioneerPortal. First-time users of MyPioneerPortal can create their password by following the instructions you receive in your activation email. To reset your password, select "Need help signing in." The librarians cannot reset MyPioneerPortal passwords, if you need additional assistance visit the tutorial on MyPioneerPortal. 

MyPioneerPortal Login

How to Log in to Databases