ONE: Go to Databases A-Z and select Opposing Viewpoints. The first page of the Opposing Viewpoints page has about three hundred ideas for topics plus the full-text articles to support research. Formats include scholarly articles, videos, popular articles, images, interviews, and more.
TWO: Go to Databases A-Z and select eLibrary. This database has trending topics. It also lists common research assignments all on the front page.
THREE: Go to Databases A-Z and select Newsbank. Newsbank contains daily newspapers and other news sources. The front page includes headlines, topics, and special reports.
FOUR: Go to Databases A-Z and select Student Resources in Context. The first page on this database has over 1,000 topic ideas from a wide range of subjects.
FIVE: Review the New York Times 1,000 research topic prompts. Are you having a hard time phrasing your research question? This may also help.
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