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Computer Science and Technology: Develop a Topic

Find Background Information

Background information helps you learn about aspects of a topic that might interest you. 

Complete your background research is with reference sources like subject encyclopedias, handbooks and dictionaries. They provide basic information and broad overviews of a wide variety of topics.

Take a few minutes to read broadly about your topic using the suggested sources listed below.


Research Skills & Tips:

Develop a Topic

"Develop a Topic." Lightbulb.

To choose a research topic, begin with general background information. This will help you explore topics of interest, develop research questions and search terms, and decide where to look for sources.