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Public Speaking and Presentations Research Guide

Resources to help with giving speeches or presentations

How to find books

TCC Quick Search
Search for Books, Media and more

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For TCC materials, browse the shelves in the following Library of Congress Classification areas:

P 87-96 Communication, Mass Media
P 94.7 Interpersonal Communication
P 95-95.6 Speech

 

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Instructional Videos: Find Books

Searching and Limiting with Quick Search (2:37)

Video created by TCC Librarians in August of 2019 and is licensed under  CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Reading a Catalog Record in Quick Search (2:49)

Video created by TCC Librarians in August of 2019 and is licensed under  CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Finding Books: A Visual Example

To locate books using Quick Search (TCC Library Catalog), enter search terms into the search box.

  • Use the right  menu to limit by "Resource Type" then "Books"
  • You can also limit by library.

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Image of search results

  • Click on the book for more information. 
  • The catalog will tell you what campus the material is located on as well as its call number (example: BF697.5.B63 B615 2013).
  • If the item is checked out, or you wish for it to be brought to another campus, use the "Request Item" feature. 

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Catalog entry page

Locating eBook Databases (1:29)

Video created by TCC Librarians, March 2020. Licensed under  CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Gale eBooks (2:29)

Video created by TCC Librarians, March 2020. Licensed under  CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

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