To find a research topic, you will first need to do background research. As you learn about the topic, try to find elements that interest you or inspire further questions. You can find background information many places, including:
Use these databases to learn more about a topic to help you select a research question.
Now that you've done some background research, it's time to narrow your topic. Use these questions to help you narrow down your idea.
Take time to describe and develop your topic. Try filling in the blanks in the following sentence, as much as you can:
I want to research ____(what/who)____