Communication & Rhetorical Studies
Idaho State University
921 S. 8th Ave., Stop 8115
Pocatello, ID 83209-8115
Phone: (208) 282-3695
Fax: (208) 282-4598

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  General COMM Resources

Guides for Speech Preparation and Delivery Speech Archives: Text, Audio, and Video
  • Top 100 American Speeches of the 20th Century
    A complete index to and partial database of full text transcriptions of the 100 most significant American political speeches of the 20th century, according to 137 leading scholars of American public address. Thirty percent of the speeches are available in their entirety in audio (mp3 or Real Audio) format.
  • American Rhetoric
    A comprehensive and very useful web site managed by Dr. Michael E. Eidenmuller fro the University of Texas-Tyler. It includes:
    • Online Speech Bank: a growing online database of 5000+ full text audio and video (streaming) clips.
    • Rhetorical Figures in Sound: 200+ short audio clips illustrating stylistic figures of speech.
    • Movie Speeches: full text, audio and video database of over 120 Hollywood movie speeches.
    • Fun learning exercises as well as other helpful links related to the study of rhetoric.
Writing and Referencing Style Guides
  • Using APA Format
    Guide provided by the Purdue University Online Writing Lab.
  • Using MLA Format
    Guide provided by the Purdue University Online Writing Lab.
  • APA and MLA Style Wizard
    Online automated reference fomatting for APA and MLA papers.
  • APA Exposed
    Audio tutorial covering the fundamentals of APA style, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
  • McGraw-Hill Online Bibliography Format Support
    Samples for both APA and MLA reference/works-cited pages and links to download a program that autoformats either APA references or MLA works-cited entries.
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