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Basic Research Strategies: Research: The First Steps

Research: The First Steps

 

 

Good Places to Find Topics

 Where to Look for Topic Ideas!

 

Your Textbook- Check the table of contents for ideas on the subject. 

 

Your Syllabus- Note the topics your instructor has highlighted.

 

The News- If you need a current or controversial topic, check the news.

 

New York Times Topics for Argumentative Research Papers - Browse by Subject

 

Opposing Viewpoints Database- Click the Browse Issues tab and pick See All.

 

CQ Researcher Database- Browse the Subjects.

 

Points of View Database- Search the topics.