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Speech: Public Speaking

Use these recommended resources for Informative Speeches, Persuasive Speeches and general Public Speaking tips.

Tongue-tied? Wobbly knees at the thought of speaking before a group? Here are a few resources available in the library and online to help with public speaking.

Books on public speaking

Get tips about public speaking, presentations, and examples of great speeches from history from these books available from Thigpen Library.

Videos: Public Speaking

The streaming video collection Films on Demand has a series of three videos on Public Speaking. Videos range from 21 to 35 minutes in length.

Toastmasters International (educational organization)

Toastmasters International is an organization that empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. They specialize in communication and leadership development. Their website and YouTube channel has great tips and strategies for public speaking.