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COM 101- Oral Communication (Schiffman): Library Guides

Resources and tips for your informative, persuasive, and Shark Tank speeches

Speech #2: Informative Speech--Major,Career Field, or Other Interest

On  Quick Search and the databases below, try searching for your major and/or career using keywords such as: 
--criminal justice and career
--hospitality and event planning
--yoga and relaxation
--veganism and health benefits
--foreign films and hobby
*Be sure to limit your search to 2013-present

Using Google Scholar to Locate Articles

To set Google Scholar up for off-campus access:

  1. Go to
  2. Use the downward facing arrow (next to the "my citations" link) in the upper right hand corner.'
  3. Click on "Settings"
  4. Click on "Library Links" in the left navigation field
  5. Type in University of Nevada, Las Vegas in the box that comes up.
  6. Then type in UNLV in the box.
  7. Tick the boxes that come up--then click SAVE

Speech #3: "Shark Tank"

Speech #4: Persuasive Speech

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Susie Skarl, Urban Affairs Librarian
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Las Vegas, NV 89154-7014

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