Your Evolving Topic
You will find as you move through the research process, your topic will evolve. As you explore different sources, gather information and learn about your topic, it is likely your research question might refocus or change.
- Too much information? Look for narrower aspects of your topic.
- Not enough information? Look for broader aspects of your topic.
- As you discover new issues and questions you will likely redefine your focus.
Don't be shy about asking for help. If you are having trouble deciding on a topic or focusing your topic, talk to your professor or ask a reference librarian for help.