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Research Help: Choosing a Topic

Get help planning your research, using research tools, finding resources, citing and evaluating sources, and more.

Choosing a Topic


Research is part of the topic selection process. You need to see what is written on a topic before you can commit to what you will write about.


Choose a topic that strongly interests you, is creative, and is not too broad/not too narrow but just right.


Tools and techniques for choosing, narrowing and filtering research topics.