Make a Basic Idea into a Topic:
Do some background research using:
Refine your ideas:
If you find that your topic is too broad, add another aspect to it. Each time you add an aspect (and a keyword to your search), you will narrow your ideas a bit. Too broad a topic will result in too many search results. But beware--too narrow a topic will result in difficulty finding information resources.
Why would you want to use these sources over the internet?
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