In addition to your book, 40 Chances, listed below are places you can go to learn more about a general topic.
View this video from North Carolina State University to learn more about how to pick a topic:
To develop your general topic into an arguable topic, you will first need to read about it to learn what the issues are. Here are some ideas of things to look for:
These online encyclopedias and reference sources can be used from off campus- you will be prompted to log in with your myNova username and password. Encyclopedias are not typically used as sources in a research paper - they are for your own background information.