How do I find a good topic? What keywords should I use to search for my topic? How do I create a thesis statement from that topic?
Check out the links and videos on this page to find answers to these research questions.
Power Tip: The National Criminal Justice Reference Service has a Thesaurus Term Search that can help you find the best keywords to search with for a CJ topic. Once you find the right CJ jargon, you're ready to start typing those keywords into library databases!
Grab some paper and a pencil--watch this video and you'll have some topic ideas in minutes!