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Speech Assignments: Persuasive Speech

Selected Resources and Services in Davis Library for Students in Speech Communication Classes at the University of Rio Grande.

Persuasive Related Print Books in Reference Collection - Davis Library Main Floor

OhioLINK Online Full Text Reference Resources

Off Campus Access:

1.  Choose the "Off Campus" Link.

2. Select Institution: University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College.

3. Your Barcode or Username is simply an “S” followed by your Student ID Number (Example: S300123456).

4. Your Library PIN is the last four digits of your Social Security Number (Example: 1234).

Other Subject Specific Reference Books - Davis Library Main Floor

Statistics in Print Reference Books - Davis Library Main Floor

Online Statistical Databases

RioCat-Books Owned by Davis Library

RioCat - Print Books Owned by Davis Library

Davis Library's Top Floor Circulating Collection - Use RioCat to Find Print Books and Other Materials Owned by Davis Library.

Find Just eBooks - Limit Your Search to Online Books

OhioLINK Electronic Book Center.  Use and read online books on any device, anywhere, anytime.  "Connect" through the title record.  Use the "Search This Book" feature to find specific information quickly.  See our Find eBooks LibGuide.

Off Campus Access:

1.  Choose the "Off Campus" Link.

2. Select Institution: University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College.

3. Your Barcode or Username is simply an “S” followed by your Student ID Number (Example: S300123456).

4. Your Library PIN is the last four digits of your Social Security Number (Example: 1234).

OhioLINK Library Catalog - Borrow Books from Other College Libraries

OhioLINK Home

OhioLINK Library Catalog

To access the delivery service click on “Request”. Follow the prompts.

  • Select Institution: U of Rio Grande & RGCC.
  • Your Name: First and Last.
  • Your “Barcode” is simply an “S” followed by your Student ID Number.
  • Your Library PIN is the last four-digits of your social security number.

Generally: It may take five to seven business days for books to be ready for you to pick-up at Davis Library's Circulation Desk.

"Ready" Status in "My Record" from Davis Library's Homepage indicates materials are at Davis Library's Circulation Desk and ready to be picked up.  An email saying "Ready" will also be sent.

Students may have books for three weeks and possibly renew the book six times through "My Record". Charges will be levied for overdue or lost books.

SearchOhio is the public library counterpart of the more academic OhioLINK Central Library Catalog.

Academic Search Complete - Articles in Periodicals and Journals

Off Campus Access:

1.  Choose the "Off Campus" Link.

2. Select Institution: University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College.

3. Your Barcode or Username is simply an “S” followed by your Student ID Number (Example: S300123456).

4. Your Library PIN is the last four digits of your Social Security Number (Example: 1234).

5. Under "Search Options": Select "Full Text" and/or "Scholarly" or "Peer Reviewed" if applicable.

Popular Rio Periodical Databases

Off Campus Access:

1.  Choose the "Off Campus" Link.

2. Select Institution: University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College.

3. Your Barcode or Username is simply an “S” followed by your Student ID Number (Example: S300123456).

4. Your Library PIN is the last four digits of your Social Security Number (Example: 1234).

5. Under "Search Options": Select "Full Text" and/or "Scholarly" or "Peer Reviewed" if applicable.