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Selecting a Research Topic

This guide provides tips on how to select a topic for a research project and how to narrow it down.

References

The following sources were referenced to help create this guide:

Center for Writing and Speaking. (n.d.). Scope: Narrowing your focus. Agnes Scott College. Retrieved from https://www.agnesscott.edu/writingandspeaking/files/documents/W61%20Narrowing%20Scope.pdf

Choosing & using sources: A guide to academic research. (2016). Ohio State University. https://login.tu.opal-libraries.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=cat02172a&AN=tup.b5478025&site=eds-live&scope=site

Leggett, T., & Jackowski, M. (2012). Writing & research. Developing and narrowing a topic. Radiologic Technology, 83(4), 405–410.

Sloan, W. D. (2005). How to find topics worth studying. American Journalism, 22(2), 159–163. https://doi.org/10.1080/08821127.2005.10677654