Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Midkiff Online Resources: Speech

Midkiff Catalog & Access to Electronic Resources

Digital Reference

Go to KS Connect's Library Link for the usernames and passwords for all our digital resources.

  Encyclopedia Britannica - Start your research here

 

  CQ Researcher - Publishes books, directories, periodicals, and electronic products on American government and politics, with an expanding list in international affairs and journalism and mass communication.


  Ebook Central - Online database that provides full texts of over 800,000 documents.


  EBSCO - Provides the most expansive collection of online content available anywhere and the tools you need to extract the essentials from the overwhelming amount of information available.


  Global Issues in Context - Provides varying perspectives on international news and events.

 

  Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration.


  Countries and Their Cultures - Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do.

  Issues and Controversies - Exploring more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture, Issues and Controversies helps researchers understand the crucial issues we face today.


 

Lexis-Nexis - Provides the most expansive collection of online content available anywhere and the tools you need to extract the essentials from the overwhelming amount of information available.  Note:  An account with an approved log in is required for this service.  Please see a Librarian to request an account.

 

  Newsbank - Includes World, National, and Hawaiʻi Current News as well as America's Historical Newspapers

 

Helpful Websites

  American Rhetoric - Online Speech Bank 

 

  CIA World Factbook - The World Factbook provides basic intelligence on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, environment, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.

 

 

  Country Reports World Edition - Cultural, Historical, Statistical, Country Information

  StoryCorps - independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives.