Explore the scholarly literature about your topic. Use Oxford Research Encyclopedias to find an overview of your topic.
Academic Search Complete is an EBSCOhost database
Search Popular Press / News / Media sources for topics.
Note that Google News will have up-to-the-minute news and events information; but, you should carefully evaluate the sources you find and check some of the resources discussed above for confirmation and additional background. Google Scholar is another source you might use to narrow your topic; if you use Google Scholar from on-campus you will automatically have access to library resources when they are available in your results set. If you use Google Scholar from off-campus, use this link that will ask you to login with your Hiram credentials.