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Picking Your Topic IS Research!
Library Resources for Informative Speech
MCC Library OneSearch
With MCC Library OneSearch, the search box on the library homepage, you can search multiple databases--containing background information, news and scholarly articles--even eBooks--at the same time. Another way to search is to choose a single database, such as one of those featured on this page. See more about searching in OneSearch.
To limit to news or magazine sources, look for and select these choices in database search results:
These databases will give you background information for your informative speech assignment.
Gather basic facts, terminology and background information from Credo's reference collection which includes specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries and atlases.The mind map feature can help you find keywords for your research.
Issues & Controversies
Featuring a dynamic design and a wealth of features, Issues & Controversies helps researchers understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.
Part of ProQuest Newsstand. Local, regional, national, and international newspapers, including the New York Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal. Can also be searched via ProQuest Central.
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