Try creating a concept map to brainstorm topic ideas.
You don't have to choose a controversial topic for this assignment. However, pro/con databases and websites are also great places to get ideas about current social issues:
Library reference sources are a great place to find objective background information on your topic. They can also help you narrow your topic and discover keywords for further searching.
To access this reference database from off campus, you will be prompted to log in with your Pipeline username and password.
The following reference books are located in the Luria Library reference section. Ask a librarian for help finding the best book for your topic.
The following video provides strategies for narrowing a topic (from off campus you will need to log in using your Pipeline username and password):