When you're exploring a topic for a focused research project
a powerful and trusted resource
is crucial to your success.
Academic OneFile provides thousands of quality
academic journals and tools
to help you dynamically hone a topic into
a research question.
Basic Search is often a great
place to start if you have a narrow research
focus in mind,
but if you're interested in a broad topic,
you may need to filter out articles that just
mention your search terms.
Try the subject option, which retrieves
results tagged to provide a more in-depth coverage of the topic.
If you're not sure which subject terms to use,
the subject guide search
If you still have a large number results,
use filters to begin focusing your research.
Subjects provide a quick path to
new directions for your research like
Click to limit results and quickly analyze
your original topic from a particular perspective.
You can also use topic finder
to visualize key divisions and themes within your results,
and create a more specific, manageable,
and unique focus for your research.
Continue revising your search as much as you like to
construct a topic that is both interesting
When you're ready to start compiling and analyzing sources,
be sure to cite and download
or send your sources to Google Drive
or Microsoft OneDrive
to organize and simplify your work.