These "step" pages have been adapted from that of Johnson & Wales University Library (Denver Campus) as well as from the Research & Learning Services Department of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Stafford Library has received permission to use and adapt these pages.
If you are not finding enough information, your topic may be too narrow. Consider broadening it by:
If you are finding too much information, your topic may be too broad. Consider narrowing it by:
Smaller piece of the topic:
Narrow Topic: Does cartoon viewing cause violent behaviors in children under the age of five?
Broader Topic: What are the negative effects of television viewing on children and adolescents?
Broad Topic: Global warming
Narrower Topic: How will climate change impact sea levels and the coastal United States?