When You Need a Research Topic

This tutorial highlights some quick techniques for developing a research topic with the help of your In Context resources.


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When you're having trouble choosing a research topic

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In Context resources provide paths to get you started.

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Start by clicking Browse Topics where you can generate ideas,

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and choose from a list of frequently studied subjects.

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Read the overview on a topic page for

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a quick introduction to key themes.

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To continue building thorough background knowledge,

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check out the reference section.

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These articles are pulled directly from

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trusted encyclopedias.

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If you want to expand your search or change

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your research direction,

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look at related subjects.

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You can also access Topic Finder,

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which provides a graphic organization of results

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related to your search.

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Use it to refine your research, discover

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connections between topics and find

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sources that fit your needs.

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Navigate to topics that interest you,

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and start putting together the sources you need for quality research.

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Learn More at support.gale.com/training