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COMMUNICATION

Handouts

Note: when using hand-outs, the library site is now ccbc.edu/library/ not ccbc.edu/lib/

Finding Statistics
Decades project


Recommended Databases
Issues and Controversies

Proquest Newspapers

LexisNexis Academic

EbscoHost (MasterFile Premier, Newspaper Source)


Recommended Web Sites
- FINDING SPEECHES ON THE WEB:
American Rhetoric
http://www.americanrhetoric.com/newtop100speeches.htm

Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches - videos and transcripts

http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/blackspeech/

Presidential News and Speeches
https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog

 

TED: Ideas Worth Spreading
http://www.ted.com/index.php


- STATISTICAL SOURCES:

American Fact Finder
http://factfinder2.census.gov/
Searchable database of U.S. Census data

Bureau of Labor Statistics Data
http://www.bls.gov/data/home.htm

Urban Institute: Issues in Focus
http://www.urban.org/ 

FedStats
https://nces.ed.gov/FCSM/index.asp

https://www.data.gov/

National Office of Management and Budget Statistic Programs and Standards

Statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies, searchable by topic, state or agency

Center for Disease Control's Health and Vital Statistics Database
http://wonder.cdc.gov/WelcomeA.html

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: Filling the need for trusted information on health issues
http://kff.org/


- FINDING PRODUCT REVIEWS AND RATINGS
Consumer Reports
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/index.htm
ConsumerReports.org provides ratings, buying guides, product reviews and consumer information from the experts at Consumer Reports magazine.

Consumers Union
http://www.consumersunion.org/

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Insurance Department: Bureau of Consumer Services
http://www.insurance.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx


- DEBATE RESOURCES:
Debate Central (National Center for Policy Analysis)
http://www.debate-central.ncpathinktank.org/

International Debate Education Assocation

https://idebate.org/


- DECADES ASSIGNMENT:
The History Channel
http://www.historychannel.com/
This Day in History, timelines, speeches, maps, games and much more.

The National Archives: Picturing the Century: 100 years of photography
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/picturing_the_century/home.html

Ad* Access
http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/adaccess/
Ads printed in American and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955.

American Memory: America from the Great Depression to World War II at the old and updated sites
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

http://memory.loc.gov/amme/browse/updated.html
Thousands of black and white and color photos from the Library of Congress collections.

Radio Days: A Soundbyte of History
http://www.otr.com
Download podcasts of historic radio news broadcasts and series.

Freedom Forum
http://www.newseuminstitute.org/freedom-forum/

Nonpartisan foundation dedicated to free press and free speech.