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Often one of the most challenging parts of doing a research paper is choosing a workable topic, one that is not too broad or too narrow and answers a significant research question. Only you, in consultation with your professor, can determine what works. However, the library has a number of useful resources that will hopefully get you started in this search.
One way to start your search for a topic is to browse relevant reference books and monographs. Its likely that if the subject has been covered (no matter how briefly) in a reference book that you will be able to get enough information for your paper, because the topic is of interest to scholars in that field.
Browsing Reference Books:
Gale Virtual Reference Library: GVRL contains reference ebooks including specialized Education titles
The Rohrbach Library has a variety of ebooks available through these vendors:
Databases for Education majors: The Rohrbach Library has a variety of databases for education majors. Some are filled with research articles and electronic books about educational topics. Others, such as BrainPOP and Discovery Education are great for planning lessons and connecting K-12 students with content.