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Using the Library to Research Your “Current Issues” Speech Topic. COMM 2200 2013-2014. ?. http://library.mtsu.edu. Select a Research Guide. Speech & Communication. Select the “COMM 2200” Guide. Newspaper articles!. Magazine articles! . Professor approved!. Full-text access!.

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select a research guide
Select a Research Guide

Speech & Communication

select the comm 2200 guide
Select the “COMM 2200” Guide

Newspaperarticles!

Magazinearticles!

Professor approved!

Full-text access!

Available on or off-campus, 24/7!

three tools to know
Three Tools to Know

#1 Opposing Viewpoints

#2LexisNexis

#3 CQ Researcher

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#1

A searchable collection of resources covering today\'s most relevant social issues in multiple media formats and supporting material from multiple points of view.

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Pro/con viewpoint essays

  • Topic overviews
  • More than 300 primary source documents
  • Periodical articles
  • Statistical tables, charts and graphs
  • Images and a link to Google Image Search
  • Podcasts

Source: http://www.gale.cengage.com/InContext/viewpoints.htm

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… or search using keywords.

Browse to explore potential speech topics…

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#2

A searchable collection of news articles from:

  • Major World Publications
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Wire Services
  • Broadcast Transcripts
  • Blogs
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#3

A searchable collection of original, comprehensive full-text research reports and analysis on issues in the news.

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gays and military

Tip: Search across multiple reports using keywords…

review
Review
  • Opposing Viewpoints
    • Search pro/con essays and articles from magazines, newspapers, and other media.
    • Browse for potential speech topics
  • LexisNexis
    • Search newspapers, magazines, etc., from all over the world
  • CQ Researcher
    • Research reports on current events topics
    • Browse for potential speech topics
off campus access
Off-Campus Access
  • If you use Opposing Viewpoints, LexisNexis, or CQ Researcher from outside the campus network, you will be prompted to log-in with your Pipeline username and password.
  • Always visit these research tools through the library’s web site. MTSU pays for these resources, and the library’s links are set up to connect to our subscriptions.
need help
Need Help?

Tip: Ask a Librarian!

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