The online resources on this page should help you find sources for your speeches. If you are having trouble finding articles, contact the librarians. They are experienced searchers and are happy to help.
The databases are library search tools containing articles from traditionally-published sources. The databases contain articles from:
Search a library database to find articles to use as sources in your college work.
Academic Search Complete is a very large database containing articles from magazines, academic journals and newspapers. It covers all subject areas, so it is useful for students in most classes. This video shows the basics of using Academic Search Complete - searching, selecting articles, getting the full-text article, and using the database tools. View in full screen.
These databases may be useful for your persuasive speech. They contain sources on current and controversial issues.