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Speech: Getting Started

Library Services

The Boreham Library provides a number of services to help with research. 

Reference Service

If you need help with research, Reference Librarians are available to assist you.  Come in to the library, call, or send an email  to 

Interlibrary Loan Service

Interlibrary Loan is a service for obtaining electronic copies of articles and loans of books that are not available at the Boreham Library.   Register for an Iinterlibrary loan account to get started with Interlibrary Loan.  Interlibrary Loan expands the variety and depth of resources available for research.

Circulation Policy (Borrowing and Renewing Materials)
Your student ID is your library card.  It is also valid for checkout of materials at the Fort Smith Public Library.  Library Materials are checked out at the Circulation Desk on the first floor. 


This is a guide to information resources for Speech.  As you do your research, click on the tabs to locate articles, books, and other resources.  

                    File:George Caleb Bingham - Stump Speaking.jpg

 "Stump Speaking"

George Caleb Bingham  Oil on Canvas 1853-1854  Source: St. Louis Art Museum .    Official Site via Wikimedia Commons.  This work is in the public domain in the United States, and those countries with a copyright of life of the author plus 100 years or less.


Library Facilities and Equipment

Facilities and Equipment

  • Study Spaces (Individual and Group) available on all floors of the library on a "first-come, first-serve basis" 
  • 24/7 Study Zone
  • Scanners   available on all floors and in the 24/7 study zone
  • Video (Flip) camera available for checkout at Circulation Desk
  • Calculators available for checkout at the Circulation Desk
  • Photocopiers available on all floors
  • Computers
  • Headphones (at Circulation Desk)


Research Librarian

 Carolyn Filippelli

Contact Info:
Boreham Library, L120
Office Phone: 479-788-7204


Library Collections

1st Floor

  • Reference (print titles) 
  • Fiction  
  • Media      
  • Current Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers
  • Reserves (at Circulation Desk)

 2nd Floor

  • Nonfiction (Circulating collection)     
  • Journals and Magazines (older issues)
  • Microfilm