How we distinguish between popular and scholarly information sources in order to select the sources whose purpose, authority, and audience are consistent with our information needs
"The word research means “finding out” or “discovery”, by use of systematic effort, information or answers to something you want to know. You cannot research if you do not want to know anything; i.e., you must have something you would like to know more about before you can do research. "
Moving From An Interest to a Research Question, Harvard University.
Learn more about narrowing a topic and developing a research question.