In Credo Reference, type a simple topic, such as "aging." Over to the right is a drop-down menu. Pick either "topic search" or "mind map" search (both are recommended) to learn more about topics related to the base topic. This process can help the researcher narrow a topic.
The following news resources include "hot topics" or "current topics" to help the researcher find topic ideas that are currently relevant internationally or locally. "Hot topics" are usually listed in the left or right column and are readable by browsing through the headings.