This video shows you how to refine a topic into a manageable research question, and generate keywords to use in your search.
Too much information? Make your results list more manageable. Less, but more relevant, information is key. Here are some options to consider when narrowing the scope of your paper:
Not finding enough information? Think of related ideas, or read some background information first. You may not be finding enough information for several reasons, including:
Once you have a solid topic, formulate your research question or hypothesis and begin finding information.
If you need guidance with topic formulation, just ask us! Library staff are happy to help you focus your ideas.