Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Introduction to Doing Research

For those new or returning to research, this guide will help you to plan your research projects and use the library more effectively.

Choosing a Topic

 

This Choose and Explore a Topic tutorial will help you work through the process of selecting a research topic.

  • Part 3: Select a topic that is of interest to you and researchable
  • Part 6: Focus your topic so that it is manageable and fits your assignment.
  • Part 7: Turn your topic into a research question.

from Clark College's IRIS: Information& Research Instruction Suite

Or, here's a five-minute video on Developing a Research Question from Laurier University