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Speech: Business and Professional Speech

Materials and resources related to speech coursework.


Welcome to the PJC Business and Professional Speech study guide! This guide is geared specifically for courses taught by Prof. Peevy. You will find materials and on-line resources geared to help you. If you have any questions or need assistance please email or contact me.

Book Titles

State of the Union: presidential rhetoric... / Deborah Kalb 2007

Jokes and Quotes for speeches / 2006

American speeches / 2006


Black Enterprise

Consumer Reports

Forbes (micro)


New Yorker


US News and World Report

Online Catalog

The PJC online catalog has materials related to your classwork, use search terms such as speeches or speech


PJC has several databases to choose from to assist you with your research:

Gale Group Opposing Viewpoints - a great database to start with in order to gather information on your topic.

Academic Search Complete - Multi-disciplinary database with full text articles in over 4000 magazines and journals.

TOPICsearch - This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics.

Info Track Custom Newspapers - Over 100 sources including USA Today, Austin-American Statesman from 1996, Washington Times from 1996 with full text.