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Choosing a research topic can be a daunting task. But there are resources available to you to help with finding a topic that you'll find interesting to explore.
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100 Research Topic Guides for Students - Barbara W. Borne
Call Number: Z710.B73 1996 - ask at Reference Desk
ISBN: 0313295522
Publication Date: 1996-06-30

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100 More Research Topic Guides for Students - Dana McDougald
Call Number: Z710.M19 1999 - Ask at Reference Desk
ISBN: 0313308527
Publication Date: 1999-09-30

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10,000 Ideas for Term Papers - Kathryn Lamm
Call Number: Z710.L35 1998
ISBN: 0028625129
Publication Date: 1998-10-18

Opposing Viewpoints (Series)
Volumes cover nearly every controversial contemporary topic imaginable. Each book in this series explores a specific issue in a unique pro/con format.
Check the library catalog under Series Title - begins with - to search the 512 available titles for call numbers.


Resources for exploring research topics through San Diego Miramar College Library databases.

  • CQ Researcher


  • Facts on File / Issues & Controversies


  • Gale Virtual Reference Library


  • SIRS Knowledge Source


On the Web

Resources for exploring research topics on the Web:

Yahoo Directory -  Society & Culture - Issues & Causes

Time's Topics - from the New York Times



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