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Study Aids for Students
The following titles can be found in The Education Collection of the Mid-Manhattan Library. Most of the titles are revised annually or biannually, with the most recent edition available in the collection.
Studying and Test Taking
Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, Sarah Lyman Kravits. Keys to College Studying: Becoming an Active Thinker. Second edition. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2007. (378.17 C).
Gelb, Alan. The Complete Student: Achieving Success in College and Beyond. New York: Thomson Delmar Learning, 2007. (378.198 G)
Gibson, Ellen with Nick Guastaferro, et al. How to Remember Everything: Memory Shortcuts to Help you Study Smarter: Grades 6-8. New York: Random House, 2006. (371.3028 G)
Mandel, Scott. Improving Test Scores: A Practical Approach for Teachers and Administrators. Chicago: Zephyr Press, 2006. (371.2607 M)
Marks-Beale, Abby. Success Skills: Strategies for Study and Lifelong Learning. Mason, Ohio: Thomson/South-Western, 2007. (371.3028 M)
Mundsack, Allan. How to Study: And Other Skills for Success in College. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003. (371.3028 M)
Rozakis, Laurie. Test Taking Strategies and Study Skills for the Utterly Confused. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003. (371.26 R)
Doing Research and Writing the Paper
Ballenger, Bruce P. The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers. New York: Pearson Longman, 2007. (808.02 B)
Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams.The Craft of Research.Third edition. Chicago: University o Chicago Press, 2008. (001.42 B)>
Lester, James D. Writing Research Papers in the Social Sciences. New York : Pearson/Longman, 2006. (808.0663 L)
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2003. (808.027 M)
Moss, Sheila. Writing Research Papers with Confidence: Steps to Good Thinking, Solid Research, and Strong Writing. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2006. (378.1662 M)
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2001. 5th ed. (808.0661 P)
Rozakis, Laurie. Schaum's Quick Guide to Writing Great Research Papers. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007. (808.02 R)
Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. (808.02 T)
Walker, Janice R. and Todd Taylor. The Columbia Guide to Online Style. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006. Second edition. (808.027 W)
About.com Homework/Study Tips. http://homeworktips.about.com/cs/studyskills/
How To Study. http://www.how-to-study.com/
Infoplease.com. Homework Center. http://www.infoplease.com/homework/
Study Guides and Strategies. http://www.studygs.net/,
Education links from the Libraryís Homepage can be found at www.nypl.org/branch/central/mml/ed under Featured Web Sites.
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Cornell-Dartmouth, 11/11/22 : Pfann of Cornell with ball crashes through center. NYPL Photography Collection.
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