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Pace Honors: Library Guide

This guide is for Pace Honors students, and includes more information for Evaluating Resources, Connect NY & ILL, Tracking & Organizing Citations, and MLA/APA.

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: