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The materials on this guide can be found on other library research guides or the Databases A-Z list, as well. Use this as a jumping off place to navigate to your specialized research guide for your subject, or to access special resources like Sage Research Methods or Dissertations and Theses.
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Choosing a Topic -- Looking for Ideas
Specialized databases and websites explain issues within broader contexts and from differing viewpoints. This helps with understanding the "big picture" and can often help with forming ideas for narrowing topics.