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Sources that are made up of articles written by scholars whos inclusion in the journal was determined by an editorial panel or peers to the author

Peer-reviewed journals

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Books, journal articles, reviews, newspapers, and other materials that are available electronically

Electronic resources

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The method of arranging books using a number assigned to subject matter within a book, placing the book in numerical order on the shelf

Dewey decimal system

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The method of arranging books using a combination of letters and numbers assigned to subject matter

Library of Congress classification

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The term commonly used in libraries to refer to bookshelf

Book stacks

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Books and other noncirculating material that include dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other general reference sources

Reference materials

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Collections of information organized and stored electronically

Electronic databases

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Bombarding your audience with more information that they can possibly absorb

Information overload

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A network of computers interconnected with each other that allow communication and the sharing of information from one computer to another

Internet

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The software that virtually links information on web pages on the Net

World wide web

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A program that scans online documents on the web for keywords and provides a list of locations where the keywords were found

Search engine

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Posters, pictures, graphs, or other images designed to help illustrate an idea or point within a speech or presentation

Visual aids

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A speech goven for the purpose of imparting knowledge to the audience

Informative speech

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The specific goals that you wish to accomplish by giving your speech

Objective

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Descriptions that explain how to carry out some action step-by-step

Directions

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Descriptions that focus on how you should conduct yourself or get something done

Instructions

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Decriptions of a particular idea, event, or situation

Examples

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Descriptions that are visual in nature

Illustrations

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Descriptions of a word's meaning

Definition

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Words that refer to exact people places or things

Concrete words

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Words that make general references to people, places, or things

Abstract words

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The meaning of a word as found in dictionary

Denotation

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The personalized meaning of a word that is unique to each individual

Connotation

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Descriptions that focus on the connection or pattern that exists between two things

Relationships

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Descriptions that outline how to act or behave in a given setting

Rules

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Descriptions that give an account of a particular event or occurence

Explanations

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Descriptions of an event in your own language and speaking style

Interpretations

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Descriptions of specific issues that you classify as troublesome

Problems

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Descriptions of specific measures used in an attempt to solve a problem

Solutions

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Those speeches that strategically cause a change in the way an individual thinks, acts, or believes

Persuasive speeches

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A proposition that suggests a course of action

Argument

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A statement about some observable aspect of life that can be proved or disproved

Proposition of fact

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A statement about the personal preferences we embrace

Proposition of value

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A statement that proposes a new rule or mandate

Proposition of policy

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Material that is used to support propositions of fact, value, or policy

Evidence

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The level to which the audience perceives the speaker as qualified,reliable, knowledgeable, and experienced

Competence

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The level to which the audience perceives the speaker as honest, fair, and honorable

Trustworthiness

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The level to which the audience percieves the speaker as skilled and highly knowledgeable

Expertise

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The level to which the audience perceives the speaker as pleasing and enjoyable

Likeability

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The level to which the audience perceives the speaker as calm and collected

Composure

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The level to which the audience perceives the speaker as being friendly and polite

Sociability

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Speeches that are given in observance of an important milestone or event in one's life

Special occasion speeches

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Speech given to commit something to a special, honored place in society or history

Dedication speech

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A speech given in honor or remembrance of someone who is deceased

Eulogy

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A speech given in receipt of an award or accolade honoring great work and excellence

Acceptance speech

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A speech given to acquaint the audience with a new person, concept, or course of action

Introduction speech

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A speech goven to mark the beginning of a new period of time in one's life

Commencement speech