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Communication Persuasive Speech Heinle: Home

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


This guide will help you 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 you are not on an Edison State Campus, you must login with your Edison credentials to access library resources. This will require you to input your 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 


Nexis Uni

If you're focusing on a current or recent event, use Nexis Uni to search for recent newspaper articles on your topic. 

Logging into Oxford Reference


How to Find Databases by Subject Area

SIRS Researcher

Academic Search Complete

World News Digest

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