American Communication Association The ACA is a not-for-profit virtual professional association with actual presence in the world of communication scholars and practitioners.
American Rhetoric: Online Speech Bank Database of and index to 5000+ full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and a declaration or two.
Communication Institute for Online Scholarship (CIOS) A not-for-profit service, created by the communication field itself, responsive to the public trust of science and scholarship.
Famous Speeches in History from History.com
International Association for Media and Communication Research Is a worldwide professional organisation in the field of media and communication research. Its members promote global inclusiveness and excellence within the best traditions of critical research in the field. Open Access Journals available through IAMCR
International Speech Communication Association Promotes, in an international world-wide context, activities and exchanges in all fields related to speech communication science and technology.
National Communication Association The National Communication Association advances communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific and aesthetic inquiry.
National Speakers Association The National Speakers Association (NSA) is the premier organization for professional speakers. Since 1973, NSA has provided the most comprehensive resources and education designed to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and the speaking profession. - See more at: http://www.nsaspeaker.org/about/#sthash.hl3roZRZ.dpuf
Presidential Speech Archive From the Miller Center, a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history.
Society for Technical Communication A professional association dedicated to the advancement of technical communication. Technical communicators research and create information about technical processes or products directed to a targeted audience through various forms of media.
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CRAAP scorecard for evaluating sources. The categories for scoring include:
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