Mapping Your Research Ideas

Hey there, Bruins! Do you have an upcoming paper or project, but aren’t sure what you should focus on? Then this is the video for you! This quick, interactive tutorial will help you choose a research topic and brainstorm research questions, as well as giving you some next steps in the process of developing a research question! So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get started!

We also have a handout that explains how to map your ideas, which you can find here:

Don’t forget to check out our next video, Crafting A Savvy Search Strategy: Part 1 (, where we help you create keywords for a more effective database search! You can find it on the UCLA Library channel, or click on the link at the end of the video!

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