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Ezra's Research Diary: Tried and True Strategies for Effective Undergraduate Research: Resources

This library guide is designed to help students understand the overall process of undergraduate research at Cornell.


Bell, S. (2007). Tools every searcher should know and use. Online, 31(5), 22-27.


Booth, W., Colomb, G., & Williams, J. (2008). The craft of research (3rd. ed.). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Dahl, C. (2009). Understanding research in the public domain: The evaluation of non-academic sources online. Reference Services Review, 37(2), 155-163. doi: 10.1108/00907320910957198.

Galvan, J. (2004). Writing literature reviews: A guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences (2nd ed.). Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing.

Hacker, D., Simmons, N., Jehn, T., Rosenzweig, J., & Van Horn, M. (2008). Rules for writers. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin’s.

Hart, C. (1998). Doing a literature review: Releasing the social science research imagination. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage publications.

Harvey, M. (2003). The nuts and bolts of college writing. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Pub. Co.

Lunsford, A., Matsuda, P., & Tardy, C. (2009). Everyday writer. New York, NY: Bedford/St. Martin’s.

Powell, R. & Connaway, L. (2004). Basic research methods for librarians (4th ed.). Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

Quaratiello, A. & Devine, J. (2011). The college student’s research companion: Finding, evaluating, and citing the resources you need to succeed. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers.

Ridley, D. (2008). The literature review: A step-by-step guide for students. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications.

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