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ENGL 100/101: First-Year Composition

What's my topic?

Use a concept map to organize your thinking. Usually we start out with a broad topic, and we need to think through what aspects are most interesting to us.For more tips on getting started in your research assignment, visit Develop a Research Topic on the Library's website.

Resources to help you get started

Just learning about a topic? Want to see what scholars say about it? Browse some of the library's popular reference sources to learn more about the history, current topics, or major debates surrounding your big idea.