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Types of Sources
There are many different types of supporting material you may rely upon for speeches, as outlined by your textbook. Your instructor may have different requirements for sources, so make sure you follow those. Here are some different types of sources to think about. The ones with asterisks are the ones the library can help you with:
Types of Supporting Material
1. Personal Experience
2. Common Knowledge
3. Direct Observation
4. Examples (Case Study)*
5. Documents (books, journal and newspaper articles, websites)*