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Science Senior Seminar: Finding a Topic

This guide will help students and faculty locate library resources and websites for your Senior Seminar paper.

Finding a Topic

The library has many resources to help you decide on a topic for your paper. You can search through some of our databases or our catalog to find topics that interest you.

You also may want to do some general keyword searches in our interdisciplinary databases to see what you can find that sparks your interest. Here are a couple to get you started:

If you really want to shake things up, try looking at some of these other resources:

Look through science websites. Many of these sites offer podcasts that you can listen to or download:

Research institutions frequently list news about current research being done at their institutions. It's a great place to look for inspiration and you can usually find free seminars to attend to help find a topic for your paper:

Look at government agency websites for hot topics that have funded research projects. This can help you find keywords to search our databases For example: