Narrowing Your Research Topic
This tutorial shares strategies for narrowing wide research topics, and using advanced search features to pinpoint documents within your Gale In Context resources.
When you have a broad idea for a research project,
it can be hard to narrow it down to something specific.
Gale In Context databases give the
tools you need to focus your topic
and find the best sources for your research.
Start with a reference article or overview
to build background knowledge, brainstorm
keywords and develop a specific perspective
for your research.
continue refining your investigation with Topic Finder,
which maps themes and sub topics within
Click to discover new search paths and
immediately access relevant results.
As you clarify the focus of your research,
use Advanced Search to target precise
results and quickly locate materials
that meet your needs.
When you find documents to support your project,
make sure to use the available tools to
stay organized and save yourself time
so that you can focus on getting your next A.
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