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COM 121 Persuasive Speech: Home

This guide provides the link to databases for researching and writing a persuasive essay.


This guide will help complete the persuasive speech assignment. There are links to databases that will provide news, business and legal articles and issue researcher. Academic Search provides scholarly journal articles. There is also a link that provides access to databases by subject, good when specific subject areas are required. 

If not on an Edison State Campus, login with Edison credentials is required to access library resources. This will require name and Library barcode number (1973 + student ID #). If you need help, contact the Library by phone at 937-778-7950 or email the Library at 


Academic Search Complete

Find databases by subjects

Logging into Oxford Reference

World News Digest

SIRS Researcher

Nexis Uni


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