Researching is messy and you'll feel like you are going in circles sometimes, which is okay! There are a lot of steps to go through before you start writing your paper. This visualization can help you navigate your way through the process.
These databases contain articles about on current issues, trends, pro/con arguments and controversial issues.They are helpful when beginning to research a topic that you are not familiar with or if you want to know more about what both sides are saying.
In-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, economy, and global affairs.
Once you have selected a topic, it is helpful to find additional background information. What to look for when learning more about the topic:
It is also known as brainstorming, and is very useful for generating topics and keywords for your writing. You can create a mind map by hand using pen and paper, or find an online tool.