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E-LEARN: Defining a Topic

This Internet-accessible research workshop is designed to introduce students to the wide variety of services and resources available at the Evans Library and through the Library website.

Defining Your Topic

Learn some helpful hints for completing the first step of successful research -- defining the topic -- from the Evans Library.

Watch the video below to learn about brainstorming for topic ideas.

Hint: Click the full-screen icon at the bottom right of the video to view a much larger version. Remember to press "Esc" on your keyboard to exit the full-screen view.

Defining Your Topic - PDF Version

Click the link below to view a text version of the video above.

Brainstorming

Click through the slideshow below to learn more about brainstorming and do some practicing on your own.

Hint: Click the full-screen icon at the bottom right of the video to view a much larger version. Remember to press "Esc" on your keyboard to exit the full-screen view.

Brainstorming - PDF Version

Click the link below to view a text version of the slideshow above.