Listed below are places you can go to learn more about a general topic.
Your research topic needs to be specific and arguable. The resources listed above will help you learn more about your topic and give you ideas for how to focus your topic.
To make your topic more specific, here are some things to look for as you're reading. You could focus by:
After you have a more specific topic in mind, the resources linked above can also help you identify arguments. Look for:
View this video from North Carolina State University to learn more about how to pick a topic:
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.