Picking a topic for your research paper can be a stressful process. This guide is designed to highlight a number of resources (some library, and some not), that can help you find a topic or refine a topic you already have.
Always read the instructions from your instructor regarding your paper and choosing a topic. If you have any questions, check with him/her. There is nothing more frustrating than choosing a topic, doing your research only to discover that it does not fit within your instructor's guidelines!
Choose a topic that interests you! This will make the research process interesting and meaningful. So, where do you find a topic that interests you?
You can ask yourself the following questions to help you generate topic ideas:
From: Golden Gate University