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CAS 100: Effective Speech

These resources will help you get started with finding sources for your speaking assignments, in particular the Problem and Policy speeches.

Introduction

The resources below will help you get started with finding sources for your speaking assignments, in particular the Problem and Policy speeches.

Librarians are available to help you find the resources you need. Please do not hesitate to contact the CAS 100 librarian (see contact info in box on the left), click on the blue Ask a Librarian tab on the right side of the screen, or use our Ask Service for questions.

Cite Your Sources

Use these quick guides for examples of how to cite common types of sources in APA, MLA, CSE, and Chicago styles.

Undergraduate Speaking Center (Available at University Park campus only)

The Penn State Undergraduate Speaking Center helps Penn State students become excellent orators, and has trained Mentors ready to assist you with every phase of your presentations. Check their website out for more information.

Get Help with Research

The Search Bar offers a suite of peer-to-peer undergraduate services. Peer research consultants are available for online consultation to help other students with research and using library resources. For more information see the Search Bar Services web page.