STARTING POINTS: Topics
Are you stuck trying to come up with a research paper topic or lost getting started on an assigned topic?
STEP 1: Find general facts and background information by checking an encyclopedia.
Some thinking techniques can help.
Once you have a general topic, like driving, ask questions about it.
Aging (College Library Reference: HQ 1061 A42453 2000)
Encyclopedia Britannica (UCLA only)
Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (College Library Reference: E 169.1 S764 2000)
Note: Continue to next page for Steps 2 & 3.