♦ Look at your syllabus for topic ideas.
♦ Talk to your instructor or librarian.
Example: use "Malcolm X" or "El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz" (with quotation marks) as your keyword search.
Other keywords, synonyms, and related terms that may be helpful for your research:
Combine keywords, synonyms, and related terms with Boolean terms AND or OR when searching for books, encyclopedias and other reference works in The CAT, or when searching for articles in databases.