PUBLIC SPEAKING. Gathering Materials. Where Do I Go?. Draw on personal experience first Library Internet Other resources. C.C. Libraries. UCR Libraries. UCSD. Library Resources. Librarians Catalogue Periodical databases Newspapers Reference works. Librarians. Circulation
Lucas, S.E. (2012). The Art of Public Speaking (11th edition). Boston: McGraw Hill.
This is a public speaking textbook. In this book the author states that Wikipedia “…can be a good place to start learning about a topic…”(p. 127). There is also a reference to reliability being comparable to print encyclopedias (p. 127).