View this 4:41 minute video to see a brief overview of a few parts SPU library web site.
From ACRL Threshold Concepts text. "In this pre-research lesson, students create concept maps for topics that they are considering research assignments."
1. Identify your research topic.
Note: When you start researching, your thesis or topic may change.
Too much information? Make your results list more manageable. Less, but more relevant, information is key. Here are some options to consider when narrowing the scope of your paper: