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ENGL 105: English Composition

Select a Research Topic

  • Choose a topic that interests you
  • Read through background information
  • Write out your topic as a statement and select the main concepts
  • Start making a list of words to describe your topic (try to come up with 3 or 4)
  • Come up with synonyms for the list of words that describe your topic

Having trouble deciding what to write about? Try using the links below for ideas:

Proper Literature Search

How to conduct a proper literature search: 

  • Search multiples resources 
  • Adjust your keywords as you go to find more relevant results
  • Use the references from an article you found useful to locate similar articles

Useful Databases

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