Renton Technical College Library

Communication Links


Allyn & Bacon Public Speaking Website

An excellent tutorial on public speaking. Click on Assess, Analyze, Research, Organize, Deliver, and Discern for tips on these steps to a successful speech.


Basic Steps in the Research Process

Comprehensive tip sheets on the steps of the research process.


Capital Community College's Guide to Grammar and Writing

The fine points of English grammar.


The History Place - Great Speeches Collection

The text of many notable speeches.  From Napoleon to Susan B. Anthony to Richard Nixon.


Infopeople Best Search Tools Chart

Doing an internet search and can't decide which search engine to use?  Check here.


OWL: Online Writing Lab

Excellent information on researching and writing papers. One of the best writing sites on the web, from Purdue University. Writing a research paper? Go directly to their APA page or their MLA page.


Say it Plain - A Century of Great African-American Speeches

Transcripts of such speakers as Booker T. Washington, Dick Gregory, and Barack Obama.


The Elements of Style

Reviews rules of English usage and composition. An online version of William Strunk, Jr.'s 1918 classic reference on writing English.


Renton Technical College Program Pages

Basic Studies


Videos in the Library

Videos on communication.

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