This unit provides information on choosing a research topic, gathering background information, and brainstorming new areas of inquiry.
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How will this help me?
Choosing a research topic is one of the hardest parts of the research process! Exploring your topic ideas from different viewpoints will give you a sense of what conversations people are having about this topic and help you brainstorm directions for your own paper.
The following resources provide background information to help you discover a topic for research.These are just starting points and other resources will be necessary to further investigate your argument or point of analysis. Be sure to check with your instructor for any assignment requirements and/or restrictions!
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