If you are retrieving too much information, you should narrow your topic's scope.
If your topic seems too broad, consider these questions:
If you are not retrieving enough information, you should broaden your topic's scope.
If your topic is so specific that you can't find sources that address it, consider these questions:
As you are investigating your topic you will need to stay open minded and open to the fact your original topic of research might change since:
For these reasons, keep in mind that It is important to start research early so you have enough time to adapt and be flexible as you research.