Reference Books can help you coming up with a topic and narrowing your topic.
See the Finding Books tab of this guide for more information on how to find Reference Books.
Questions require answers.
A topic is too broad to cover thoroughly, but a question has an answer.
Good research explores a question without an easy answer.
Narrowing a topic to a primary question will get your research off to the right start.
See the What is Research? tab of this guide for more information on formulating a research question.
The Idea Generator is from Old Dominion University.
This guide has an informative video on picking your topic and topics organized by subject.
Take a look at the guide to get your gears moving, but remember to formulate a research question after you have decided on a topic.