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ENG 201: Research in the Disciplines (NYC)

Use this guide to get started on your research for ENG 201, and for classes in your major

Getting Started with Research: Picking a Topic

What's your main idea? What other ideas, concepts, or arguments relate to that idea? Breaking down your topic can help you narrow it down, and help you with specific keywords and search terms.

Use the "spider web" map below to brainstorm your topic.

"Mapping Your Research Ideas" by UCLA Libraries: