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Intro to Speech/Comm V01: Home

Use the Library resources for your Informative and Persuasive Speeches!

Guide to Communications V01

 Greetings! The purpose of this research guide is to provide you with tools to assist you in the following: 

            • Determining best practices for Internet use
            • Finding books in the library 
            • Accessing eBooks (in the library and off-campus)
            • Finding resources for your persuasive speech
            • Finding resources for your informative speech
            • Distinguishing between scholarly and popular resources
            • Using the library resources from off-campus locations

Remote Access

Online library resources are available to enrolled Ventura College students.  Some resources, such as the databases and eBooks found in the book catalog, require that you login with your MyVCCCD login in order to access them when you are off-campus.  Other resources, such as the book catalog itself, online study guides and tutorials, are available for anyone to use.


Don't forget that the Librarians are a resource too!  Phone us at (805) 289-6382, or email us.


Elements of this guide have been created by and used with permission of D. Kaprelian of Moorpark College Library