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History: World War II in Europe : Paper Writing

A guide to library research

Good Advice

Some Tips for Writing a History Research Paper
(Prof. Paul Hyams, Cornell University)

Note Taking

Excellent suggestions for serious note-taking by
Dr. William Cronon, extremely productive environmental historian

Guides


A pocket guide to writing in history  5th ed. 2007 (Olin Library  D13 .R295 2007)

Writing with sources: a guide for students.  c2008. (Olin Library PE1478 .H37 2008)

Making sense: a student's guide to research and writing (c2007). (ILR Library LB2369 .N67 2007)

Secrets to writing great papers (Olin Library PE1408 .K557x 2003)

Writing research papers: a guide to the process (c2001). (Mann Library Reference LB1047.3 .W44x 2001)

The research project: how to write it (or Mann Library or Olin Library LB2369 .B38x 2000)


However, reading about researching and writing is no substitute for actually doing it, so don't get carried away researching how to research!