Books in the College Library can be found at 808.5. A selection can be viewed here.
The following websites feature online examples of public speaking:
- BBC – The Speaker – Improve your public speaking“We’ve put together a talented team of experts to share their experiences of public speaking. The Speaker Mentors and Judges are joined by a host of famous faces, from pop stars to sports stars, and are backed up by Everyday Speakers. They share one thing in common – their job requires communication skills. Watch and read their tips on all aspects of public speaking, from preparation to motivation, practice and delivery.”
- Michigan State University Libraries – Vincent Voice Library“The G. Robert Vincent Voice Library is a collection of over 40,000 hours of spoken word recordings, dating back to 1888. The collection includes the voices of over 100,000 persons from all walks of life.”
- Presidential Speech Archive-Miller Center“Presidential Speech Archive The Scripps Library, through cooperation with various presidential libraries, has been collecting some of the most important presidential speeches in American history. These speeches all have transcripts, and some are available in their entirety in audio or video.”
- Recording Search Results | National Jukebox LOC.govSpoken word recordings from Library of Congress
- British Library – Sounds
- American Rhetoric: The Power of Oratory in the United States