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Research 101

Tips for Choosing a Research Topic

  • Write what you know! Choose a topic you have some familiarity with
  • What are you curious about? Write about something you always wanted to know
  • Browse a magazine or one of the databases below and see what catches your attention
  • Look at the Thinking Tool to refine your topic and brainstorm some keywords

Databases for Browsing Topics