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ENC 1102 Research Paper - Professors Barsony and Rodriguez

SELECTING A RESEARCH TOPIC

Before attempting to search for open online resources, you should have a clear idea of your topic and the kinds of information you will need.  Watch the video below: 

Not sure where to begin?  To identify a research topic, try:

  • Suggested topics from instructors, texts, or readings
  • Your own business or personal interest area
  • Browsing the following websites and your library’s subscription databases. The websites are geared toward college students so they’ll be especially helpful for your assignment:

ProCon.org

597 Good Research Paper Topics

  • Browsing the 'Best Databases for your Research Paper' tab

 

MAPPING YOUR RESEARCH IDEAS