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Finding Resources: Selecting a Topic

July 2020

Not sure exactly where or how you should begin? 
Dictionaries and encyclopedias provide general information about a variety of subjects.     

TIP - Reading a broad summary of your subject enables you to get an overview of the topic.

Books not @CARL

Need materials that are not in CARL?  The library has Interlibrary Loan (ILL) services.  We will contact other libraries on your behalf to borrow the items you need. 

Want to search for materials not held at CARL? 

Worldcat - catalog of libraries in the U.S.


Finding Topic Ideas

Try the resources below to help you get ideas for possible research topics: