This guide will help you identify and locate the resources (books, articles, etc.) that you will need for GLS 470. There is also information available on library services, tools, and other web resources to help you write your papers, and more.
Choosing a Topic
When selecting a topic for your research, ask yourself the following questions before selecting a topic:
Will it sustain my interest?
Am I choosing a topic because it seems easy or my friends are doing it?
Does it fit the parameters of my assignment?
How much time do I have, and how long does the assignment need to be?
Is credible information on this topic readily available?
Online reference library that provides access to a selection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations in general and subject-specific disciplines. Try using the Mind Map tool to help you visualize ideas and opportunities for broadening or narrowing down search topics!
Reports that explores a single current issue in the news in depth. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Try browsing the topics area for inspiration!