How do I get Ideas for a Research Topic?
Check out our database CQ Researcher to brainstorm for controversial issues. Click Browse Reports and select By Topic for a list of topic ideas.
Other databases that will help you to select a topic:
You could write thousands of pages on global warming, but narrowing your focus to the impact of rising sea levels on coastal wetlands will give you a manageable topic and a clear purpose.
How do I narrow my topic?
When analyzing your topic, ask: who, what, where, when, why and how?