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COJO 2010: Public Speaking: Finding Articles and Books

Resources for students in COJO 2010 who are working on speeches and memos.

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CRAAP test

Here is a link to the CRAAP test. You can use it when you locate websites to make sure that you're using high-quality, reputable sites in your speeches and in your memo.

Search Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Search QuickSearch Scopes

UW Libraries QuickSearch: includes the collections of the University Libraries, UW Law Library, and the American Heritage Center. Searches almost everything.

Use this QuickSearch link to search Books, E-Books & Media.

Lastly, use this QuickSearch link to search Course Reserves.

Interlibrary Loan: UW students, faculty and staff can request books, journal volumes, journal articles and other materials, regardless of whether it is available in the UW Libraries, online or in libraries around the world. A free service! Interlibrary Loan link.

Finding Books, eBooks, & Media at UW - New

1. Go to the UW Libraries homepage.

2. Enter the title of the book or DVD (in double quotes) in the QuickSearch box and click the search icon.

3. On the search results screen, refine your search by selecting "Books, eBooks, and Media" from the drop-down menu selection box.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a good alternative to regular Google, because Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature. Before you start searching in Google Scholar, you need to make sure that your account is connected to the UW Libraries. Follow these simple instructions to ensure that you are seeing content that we subscribe to when you search Google Scholar.