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Library Resources for S121: Finding a Topic

This guide is designed to connect S121 students with relevant library resources for their research.

Book Series

Book series

There are also several series of books that summarize both sides to an issue that you can use to research speech topics. To browse these types of books, click on advanced search in IUCAT then enter in these terms under the “Series” area. Each book in the series deals with a different topic.

“Opposing Viewpoints”

“Contemporary World Issues Series”

“Social Issues Primary Resources”

“Current Controversies”

Resources to help you find a topic

Try to find a topic that you are interested in or care about. Many resources can help you think of good ideas. Here are some suggestions: Three good resources to begin with are:

Subject Guide