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SPC 1608 (Dr. Pierre): Informative Speeches: Databases for Informative Speech

Articles for Informative Speech

America's News (Newsbank) 

Search Tips:

  • Search by State
  • Search by Special Reports 
  • Search by  Hot Topics 
  • Search by Daily Headlines 
  • Change the dropdown box to say Lead/First Paragraph.
  • For Date, enter past twelve months.
  • Click "Search" or press Enter 
  • Under Source Types, select Newspapers.

Result Tips:

  • Can display most recent articles first (right-hand side of the screen)
  • Can select a particular newspaper, e.g. Orlando Sentinel.

Academic Search Complete  

Search Tip:

  • Check off the boxes to narrow your search before you begin
    • Full Text  
    • PDF Full Text
    • Document Type (Article)
    • Publication Date (set the range)
    • Publication Type (Newspaper, Primary Source Document or Periodical)
    • Language (English or preferred language)
    • Cover Story (optional)

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