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Fine Arts Research: How to Brainstorm

6 Steps

Online Brainstorming Tools

What do you want to write about?

BRAINSTORM!

Before you start writing, take some time to think about what you want to write about. What topic is interesting to you? Then do some research to learn more about the issue BEFORE you take a stance. 

KEYWORDS 

The words you use to search for information on your topic are important! Databases look for the exact words that you put in, so you need to think about what words are used to describe your topic, including synonyms and related terms. 

 

                             

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Picking a topic IS research!

Source: North Carolina State University Libraries 


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