2.3 Broadening Your Research
A question that is too narrow or specific may not retrieve enough
information. If this happens, broaden the question. Most questions have
multiple contexts and varying levels of specificity.
The underlined terms below represent broader ways of asking without
changing the basic meaning. If you find sources that treat a subject
broadly, use the index or table of contents to locate useful sections or
chapters. Or ask yourself, "How might the arguments made here support my
Should Makah whaling rituals be permitted despite endangered
Should Native Americans practice religious and social customs
that violate local and Federal laws?
What are the economic impacts of sweat shops on development in
What are the impacts of U.S. labor practices on developing