Choosing and Refining a Topic

Choosing your topic is an essential part of getting started with research--if you choose a specific, searchable topic, you'll get much better results when you start searching! Start with the short video (below) to get a sense of choosing a topic, then work through some of the tutorials/worksheets below.

Before you come to the library

 "Where do I Start?" Tutorial

Work through this tutorial before coming to the library session in order to start thinking about and revising your topic. Concentrate on the 'Begin Research,' 'Knowledge Cycle,' and 'Find Articles' sections.

where do I start

Worksheets

Below are worksheets for helping choose/refine a topic:

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