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Library Course Guide for COM 1261 - Effective Speaking

This guide contains resources likely to be helpful for the COM 1261 course. Reference books can provide a quick overview of a topic or quick answers to questions. Ebooks and print books can provide more detail and in-depth information. Journal articles can provide current research on a topic.

Web Resources

Library Resources

Journal Articles


Print books are listed in the library catalog. Books on language and speaking are likely to be shelved in the following call numbers:

  • P - Philology. Linguistics
    • P87-96: Communication. Mass media
      • P94.7: Interpersonal communication
      • P95-95.6: Oral communcation. Speech
  • PE - English language
  • PN - Literature (General)
    • PN4001-4355: Oratory. Elocution, etc.
    • PN4699-5650: Journalism. The periodical press, etc.
  • PR - English literature
    • PR901-907.2: Oratory
  • PS - American literature
    • PS400-408.2: Oratory