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  • English 111/112: Choosing a Topic

    A brief introduction to some of the concepts and resources discussed in the English 111/112 library instruction visits.

    Topic Ideas

    If you are having trouble selecting your topic for a research assignment or paper, you can get topic ideas and overviews by browsing:

    • library databases
    • web sites
    • books

    The sources listed on this page can help you formulate your thesis statement.

    Library Databases

    How to Develop a Good Topic

    Concept Mapping: How to Start Your Term Paper Research

    Web Sites