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McNair Program Resources

McNair Tutorial/Seminar Links
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McNair 200 Syllabus (current term)
McNair 300 Syllabus (current term)
McNair 400 Syllabus (current term)

Research Forms
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Research Agreement Form
Mentor Agreement Form
Mid-Research Evaluation Form
Final Paper Submission Form
Post-Research Evaluation Form
2nd Summer Research Application Form

Other McNair Forms/Documents
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Application to the Program
McNair Equipment Use Policy

Research and Writing on the Web
Identifying a research topic and finding information (University of Pittsburgh)
Seven steps of the research process (Cornell University Library)
Step-by-step research and writing (Internet Public Library)
Researching on the Web (Maricopa Community College)
Applying, researching, funding, surviving (University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee)

Books (available in the McNair Library)
The Craft of Research -- Booth, Colomb, and Williams; University of Chicago Press, 1995
Writers INC -- Sebranek, Meyer, and Kemper; Write Source Educational Publishing House, 1989
On Writing Well -- William Zinsser; Addison Wesley Education, 1994
Evaluating Information -- Katzer, Jeffrey, Kenneth Cook and Wayne W. Crouch, eds.; McGraw Hill

Graduate School Web Sites
The application process (
Writing a personal statement (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Financial aid (
GRE preparation (Kaplan: some services free; registration required)
GRE preparation (Peterson's: tips, sample questions; free)
GRE testing information (Educational Testing Service)

Educational Technology Resources at Knox
Knox College has campus-wide wireless access allowing students free, unlimited access to the Internet and World Wide Web, the library catalog, numerous software packages, networked laser printers, and e-mail. Read more.

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