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CCBC EVENTS

SGA Meeting

10/27/2014 - 10/27/2014
SSC,conference room, lower level

LaRoche College Representative on Campus

10/28/2014 - 10/28/2014
Student Services Center, counseling office

Student Lunch with the President

10/28/2014 - 10/28/2014
Student Services Center, conference room

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COMMUNICATION

Handouts
Resources for COMM201

Decades project

Recommended Reference Books
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2012.  The National Data Book.
R 317.3 Un3

Business Statistics of the United States 2010: Patterns of Economic Change
R 338.09 B97

The Annie E. Casey Foundation 2006 KIDS COUNT Data Book

Contemporary World Issues series
various call numbers - search library catalog by keyword 


Recommended Databases
Issues and Controversies

Proquest Newspapers

LexisNexis Academic

EbscoHost (MasterFile Premier, Newspaper Source)

Credo Reference

AP Images


Recommended Web Sites
- FINDING SPEECHES ON THE WEB:
Smart Mouth: A Public Speaking Tutorial
http://library.austincc.edu/help/speech/intro/intro.htm

American Rhetoric
http://www.americanrhetoric.com/newtop100speeches.htm

Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches
http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/sayitplain/

Presidential News and Speeches
http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/

Online Media: UC Berkeley Lectures and Events
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/audiofiles.html

History.com: Video Gallery
http://www.history.com/media.do

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


- STATISTICAL SOURCES:
OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web
http://www.offstats.auckland.ac.nz/
Free statistics from official sources, searchable by country and by topic.

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
http://www.fedstats.gov
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. Keiser 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.ins.state.pa.us/ins/cwp/view.asp?a=1339&Q=544190


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

International Debate Education Assocation
http://www.idebate.org/index.php

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

American Cultural History - Lone Star College - Kingwood
http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade60.html
Lists facts for each decade, including Arts and Architecture, Literature, Education, Fads and Fashion, History and Technology, Entertainment, and Sports.

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
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.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.freedomforum.org/
Nonpartisan foundation dedicated to free press and free speech.