You have been asked to write or present about a research topic, but how do you come up with a topic? Here is a process to help.
Now that you have a few broad topics, you need to select one that is appropriate for the assignment, has enough information available, and will hold your interest. For each of the topics you have generated, search a few keywords in Google, Library Search, and Google Scholar.
For help using Google, Library Search, and Google Scholar, check out these guides:
Encyclopedias are a great way to get broad overviews of a topic, find sources, and narrow your research focus. Here are a few to get you started.