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?
To help you narrow down your topic, you will need to conduct background research to build a better understanding of your topic and the related issues.
The following reference databases are recommended for gathering background research on your topic:
Encyclopedias are a great way to get started on a research project! These are e-book encyclopedias and can be read online through the computer. Click the title to access the book. If off campus, you will need to log in with your name and student ID number to read the title.
Browse through our other e-Encyclopedias here!