Examine your topic.
How broad or how specific is your question? It's not unusual for a preliminary topic to be too broad, and you will be overwhelmed with the amount of information you can find. Here are some ways to narrow or focus your research topic:
Narrowing a broad topic that lacks focus to a refined one may seem difficult. This video from the library at Cal State-San Bernardino, can help you refine your topic. Also, our new interactive tutorial below will help you use BCC specific tools to narrow any topic so you can comfortably complete an assignment!
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