Read the assignment instructions carefully before beginning your research.
Library research is an important component of all research processes.
For every assignment, you will likely need to use a variety of sources to find just the right information. If you don't know much about your topic, take a look sources such as Wikipedia, encyclopedias, textbooks or books to get background information.
To come up a with a research question, try brainstorming using the who, what, where, when approach.