Help! I have to do a research paper.
Pick one of the following choices:
(HINT: If you're doing research for a class, use this tutorial to get a head start.)
I don't have a topic
Learn how to use library tools to discover interesting topics.
My topic is one or two words (ex. Global Warming)
Shape and build your topic into a focused thesis statement or research question.
Double check to make sure you're ready to begin your research.
Go through this brief tutorial on developing a topic, which will give you ideas about how to refine and narrow your topic.