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A General Topic
: Usually a few words or a phrase that you'd be interested in researching. General Topic
Anything else you can think of!
: searching and reading a variety of information about your general topic in order to decide where you want to focus your research. Background Research
Video courtesy of North Carolina State University Libraries: http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/tutorials/
libnscu (2014, May 1). Picking your topic is research [video file]. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0B3Gjlu-1o
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