Focus on the information need

  • What is my assignment or the information problem to be solved?
  • What are my questions and/or thesis sentence?
  • What types of information will be needed?
  • How will I organize my search plan?
  • What keywords and alternate search terms would be best for my topic?
  • What search terminology and techniques should I use?

1)Selecting a Topic for Your Research Project - Website - Reviewed by Santana & Lahey

2)Focusing topics for Science Research Paper, students take a survey to create a list of research topic Ideas: reviewed by Levine

3) Developing a Research Thesis - Website - Reviewed by Santana

4) What is a research paper thesis statement? - Website - Reviewed by Santana