The temptation to use Wikipedia is a strong one. This YouTube video give a framework for higher order thinking regarding the sources to use. It challenges us to think carefully about our choices.
If my topic were the importance of the art and craft of knitting as social history of community life comparing war and peace time, I would develop a concept map of my topic. Here is an example.
1. One of the first things to think about is what are the kinds of sources to use in writing a research paper?
Start with Zondervan Library tools and resources. Why? These will steer you to solid research on your topic. This guide will point to finding all of these formats.