Gale Virtual Reference Library's Topic Finder and Gale's Opposing Viewpoints in Context databases are helpful resources. They can help you choose, narrow down, and get information on your topic through the Topic Finder and Overview functions.
Gale Virtual Reference provides an easy-to-use interface that brings together academic and professional full-text titles on nearly every subject. Start academic research here to discover background information, specific details, and interdisciplinary links between topics.
From the landing page you can go to Topic Finder to search topics you're interested in related to your assignment.
Once you're in the Topic Finder, type in your term and it will make suggestions for how you can narrow it down or expand as needed.
Current events and social issues from multiple perspectives help students find, analyze, and organize data to for debates, presentations and writing assignments. Content includes images, video, and audio as well as text and data. Updated daily.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context provides users overview information on current issues and in-depth articles, videos, news, and other resources.