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Speech/Public Speaking: Websites

This guide is designed to point students to Library/LRC resources that support their program of study, and to provide links to a broad spectrum of related subject matter that will enhance their course work and help to make informed career choices.

Public Speaking Websites


Idea Generator

The "Idea Generator" was first created by Cynthia Wright Swaine in 1994 as a Web-based tool to help students at Old Dominion University, both on and off campus, select topics for papers or other assignments. It quickly caught on and was used by students everywhere.


Public Speaking (The Public Speaking Project)

This text offers an assortment of virtual tools to help users improve their public speaking skills. A variety of speech professionals who are dedicated to providing free and low cost instructional materials contributed their original work.

The country’s leading source for information and research on all sides of the debatable issues of the day. 

How Stuff Works

Excellent source for an informative speech. Gives information on a wide variety of topics.


Instructions given by experts in their  field on how to do virtually anything.

American Rhetoric

A collection of speeches for all occasions, given by notable people.

Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit  worldwide educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Includes public speaking tips and videos..

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